Good Food For Everyone
Good Food Oxford strives for everyone in Oxford to eat healthily every day, tackling diet-related ill health and the inequality in access to food, education and skills in Oxford.
The Good Food Cooking Toolkit
Our latest publication is a handy guide to creative cooking without recipes – starting from the ingredients you have at hand whether it’s from a seasonal veg box, from an allotment, a foodbank or community fridge. Download the toolkit for free or pick up a copy at one of our GFO events. The development of the Good Food Cooking Toolkit was supported Veg Cities, a feature campaign, by University of Oxford Martin School’s LEAP Project and by Replenish Oxfordshire.
The Good Food Cooking Framework
A comprehensive resource for people who teach cooking skills in Oxfordshire. With sections on healthy eating, affordable food and sustainability. Here you will find the framework and the resources. The publication was generously supported by Oxfordshire County Council
Good Food Oxford offer support, consultancy and publicity to our network members working towards food equity. We also undertake s a variety of research and projects to bring healthy, affordable food to those in need including:
- Mapping project of food outlets in Rose Hill, Blackbird Leys and Barton – Report from Oxford Student Consultancy for Good Food Oxford
- Food Poverty in Oxford: A Qualitative Study in Barton and Rose Hill – F. Hansford & R. Friedman
- Piloting food access interventions in Barton, one of Oxford’s regeneration areas, as part of NHS England’s Healthy New Towns programme.
- Presentations and training on food poverty in Oxford.
- Partnering with local authority and Public Health to deliver Health and Wellbeing outcomes.
- Delivering healthy food activities and training in regeneration areas each year as part of Oxford Green Week.
Where to shop plastic-free in Oxford
The Good to Grow map can help you find a community garden near you where you can start growing food and meet like-minded people.
Research paper on Nutritional adequacy and content of food bank parcels in Oxfordshire Download
Healthwatch Oxfordshire, Oxford Community Action and Replenish Oxfordshire have published Tetum, Swahili, Somali and Arabic translations of a leaflet explaining food labels for those receiving food parcels from foodbanks and other community food services. Download
Getting kids to eat their veg
Some great ideas we collected together with cooking course participants in Oxford
The Eat Them To Defeat Them campaign has some great resources – get in touch for hardcopies
Finally, it’s not hard to start eating food that is healthier, better for the environment and better for your pocket… the WWF Livewell Principles are a good place to start.