Back at the start of lockdown (can you remember back then?) we introduced our fruit and veg box delivery scheme and relied on a team of wonderful volunteers to get the delicious organic seasonal fruit and veg delivered to our customers in and around Prestwich. They did...

About 9 years ago Denise, Pam, Janet, Dominic, Agata, Jules and I were brought together with an idea of having a ‘Unicorn Prestwich’ The vision was born - sustainable food, supporting local producers, ethically sourced products, working towards zero waste, whilst also...

June 19, 2020

We have a new product at Village Greens and it’s something I’ve been excited to try for a while.  It’s banana blossom!

My husband, who is now vegan, used to always choose fish and chips whenever we were out for family meals.  The first birthday I knew him I asked him wh...

It’s Beer Day Britain and what better way to celebrate than grab a few local beers from Village Greens and get tasting. The scene was set, the BBQ was lit, it rained, it stopped and we drank some beer (all socially distanced of course!) Here's the verdict.

Shindigger Se...

Me again and this week is all about volunteers. It’s Volunteers’ Week! and during these times Village Greens is even more reliant on the fabulous team of volunteers to make sure the shop can still run as normal and be able to offer additional delivery services.

You migh...

Hello Out There! I’ve been making and perfecting these brownies for a little while now and find this recipe from the Happy Pear is the best (although I do adapt it a bit!) These brownies are great because they are quite healthy and delicious, you don’t need to bake the...

It's National Vegetarian Week so thought it was a good time to share this recipe (which includes some foraged vegetarian ingredients)

Bombay potato and spinach or nettle pie 

We love this in our house! I love Indian food so much and so does my daughter Lily as long as it...

April 30, 2020

What a fantastic blog by volunteer Becca.  She is exactly right about the value of our community and how wonderful it is to see the many different ways in which we are all supporting each other.  We have seen this same dedication within our little shop in the form of s...

The dreaded virus word, we can’t avoid it but here’s a different C word to brighten your day.


After all, Village Greens is our local community co-operative and what a wonderful resource it is to have on our doorstep. A fantastic team working very hard to bring...

Those that know me well know I love to forage! A few people have been asking me to post about it so here goes with my first blog! I’ve been using nettles, dandelions and wild garlic every day for weeks now, it’s very easy because you can’t mistake them for anything har...

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