We are very excited to announce that 2018 will see us settling into our home. I have been on this journey for 6 years and The Real Junk Food Project Doncaster has been registered as a non profit company for 3 and a half years. There have been huge learning curves; blood, sweat and … More Coming Soon!
Recently we ran a crowdfunding campaign on Spacehive to raise funds for a new van and announced that local family ran company; Mech FS donated a brand new Mercedes van as part of their 10th anniversary celebrations! Well to say we were thrilled is a bit of an understatement it was an emotional phone call … More Hitting the road to feed bellies not bins with Mech FS
On Friday 22nd We hosted a special tea with The Refugee Council, Doncaster Conversation Club, and Doncaster Minster Literacy project, to celebrate the contributions of refugees for Refugee Week, 18th -24th June. We hosted families from Doncasters refugee settlement programme who arrived here with refugee status and others who are still in the process of … More Refutea
When you work with lots of food, you inevitably notice the packaging. We want to talk about the impacts of plastic packaging, as single use plastics and disposable items. Beach cleanups along the Yorkshire coast carried out by The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust and coordinated by the Marine Conservation Society found that plastic unsurprisingly accounts for … More Family Upcycling Packaging Party
As part of our Christmas celebrations we wanted to reach out to some of the most socially isolated in Doncaster and talk about what community is. We have a great buzz in our cafe, an unusual mix of people coming together to pass the time and to support our work on food waste, many of … More Community date night
We’ve moved into our own venue at 13 Scot lane Doncaster DN1 1EW and we love our quirky little shop/cafe. It’s a joy working and watching as it comes to life! An empty shop unit has become our café and a sorely needed community hub. Using only items and food that would have been wasted, … More The Real Junk Food Project Doncaster’s entirely upcycled food waste cafe!
Often there is more wild food growing around us than the birds and local wildlife could make use of so taking a little for your own use and foraging sustainably is unlikely to cause any harm. Ramsons (wild garlic) grows in abundance and you will not miss it of you have some growing near you … More Ramsons (wild garlic) pesto