Good Food Blog

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...

10 Healthy Picnic Ideas

Picnic ideas are useful whatever the weather. It doesn't matter you’ve decided to spend an autumn afternoon in the park. Maybe you’re planning to soak up some late sun at the beach. Perhaps you’re off for a hike through the woods. Nothing makes a day more special than...

The Red Tractor scheme do you trust it?

Can we rely on The Red Tractor scheme and external checks or should we get to know local producers? The Red Tractor logo has become a familiar site on our supermarket shelves. But have you asked yourself what it actually stands for? There might be a few ideas but if...

Food waste and supermarkets

Until fairly recently, supermarkets and food waste went hand-in-hand. They were sending their entire food surplus into landfill with little consideration of the environmental and social implications. Now that’s changed but are they doing enough to manage food waste?

Sugar and cannabis – what a sandwich!

Sugar and Cannabis both “drugs” that do harm This morning I heard that cannabis could contribute 3.5 billion to the Exchequer if it was legalised and also save money on policing. Interesting, I thought. The critics said it would normalise cannabis amongst young people...