Good Food Blog

Food waste, stop it now!

Can we live on wonky veg alone? Is it time to end food waste? Good Food Doncaster is excited to announce that Social Eating Advocate Marsha Smith is coming to town. Now is the time to end food waste and food insecurity. Marsha Smith will be presenting a keynote speech...

Food security should we care?

Food security. It appears that some people are already stocking up on food supplies in preparation for a potential no deal Brexit. Is this a responsible thing to do? Will we truly experience any food shortages? Or will we create them? Do you think this may well be the...

Doncaster Food Conference 2019

CAST theatre, Doncaster will be home to the Doncaster Food Conference 2019 entitled:  ‘Food Glorious Food’ CAST theatre Doncaster is the venue for Doncaster Food Conference 2019 Doncaster Food Conference 2019 kicks off on 13th March 2019 at 9.15 and goes on until...

Dell Cafe Hexthorpe

Experience a taste of Hexthorpe hospitality What do you do with a boarded up toilet block at the edge of a park? You could knock it down or transform it into a community café. That’s exactly what happened to the Dell café in Hexthorpe just off the Balby Road in...

Junk Food Project Doncaster

The Junk Food Project is a Doncaster initiative led by local resident Fiona Cahill Firstly, it started with nothing in 2015. Our express aim to tackle food waste.  Did you know a third of all produced globally is wasted? The Junk Food Project like to use the hashtag...

Coffee shops friend or foe?

Coffee Shops, where would we be without them? They are a fundamental part of communities and imperative to our local economy.  It's a competitive business and the good ones must be on top of their game. The concept behind coffee shops is quite a simple one: fresh,...

Doncaster food looks forward

Recently, anyone shopping in Doncaster will have noticed a slight shift in attitude and approach. Yes, you might well see some empty shops and buildings but you sense a cultural shift. Would it be too premature to suggest that Doncaster is beginning to believe in...

Pumpkin Rescue 2018

Pumpkin Rescue is not a novelty it's a real thing! We need to rescue pumpkins from landfill. Think of all the resources, sunshine and rain they have soaked up just to end in a rubbish tip. It seems wrong doesn't it? Also it deprives us of lots of fun. Read on to see...

What would you order for your last meal?

What if you were on Death Row and had to order a final meal? Maybe the reasons for  being on Death Row are entirely vague and have absolutely no bearing at all on this delicate last meal decision. The fact is this would be a last ever meal with no restrictions on what...

Doncaster Market History

Doncaster market can still be proud of its market heritage Doncaster market is located in the South of Yorkshire town of Doncaster. It is a large and developing town. It has  a population of more than 100,000 people. While there are endless things to do in...

Brexit and Food Availability

What will Brexit mean for UK food prices? Brexit and Food Availability will be THE topic of conversation.In 2018 half of the food we eat in the UK is imported. The EU supplies us with 30% of those imports. It doesn’t take a genius to realise that leaving the EU will...