At our stall and pop ups we have always encouraged people to bring their own reusable food containers. A money-back deal makes this offer pretty attractive, and it usually works out well for people in terms of portion sizes too (bring a sizeable container and we aren't going to send it away half empty).
When we open our own place (who knows when now - but the plan is still very much there!) we are really excited about launching our reusable tiffin scheme: you will be able t
Regular customers will be well aware that it serves well to bring your own Tupperware to our stall. We are happy to fill boxes that are more roomy than the ones we provide (which are compostable, by the way: if you take these home don't forget that they can go straight in the food bin). Last week someone who works close enough to Gloucester Green brought over a china bowl. Our food looked great, so we took a picture. Then, after talking with a friend and regular of our Silvie
Food packaging is one of the few things that really gets our goat. Anyone who has visited the market in Oxford's Gloucester Green at the end of a busy trading day will have noticed the bins piled high with polystyrene food boxes and plastic forks. Back in 2015 the Council announced a ban on non-recyclable food packaging, hoping to reduce litter levels and to promote the use of biodegradable and recyclable materials. But the ban was reversed before it was even enforced, with c