About us

Storehouse & Field is an enhanced community food hub based in Shafton, Barnsley.

Our members pay a monthly fee (memberships start at £26 a month) and this gives them access to quality and affordable surplus food, at a fraction of the prices of supermarkets. We help you supplement your weekly food bill, save some money, and reduce food waste in the process.

Good food should be available to all, and everybody should be able to enjoy it. When money is tighter, the first thing to go, when it comes to food, tends to be the enjoyment, and we want to make sure that everybody can enjoy food to the fullest. From meal preparation all the way through to demolishing every delicious mouthful of what you’ve created, we’re here to support you in filling your cupboards, fridge and freezer with high quality and diverse ingredients and meals that help you and your family to make food fun and exciting again.

Storehouse & Field can support you and your family to face the rise in the cost of living in a way that helps you not simply to survive, but to thrive. We’ve got heaps of ideas; recipes, tips and tricks to bring into your kitchen.

Don’t live in Shafton? If you are Barnsley based and can reach us, you can become a member of our hub. We hope that this is the first Storehouse & Field of many, so if one opens up closer to home, you’ll be able to transfer your membership across no problem

Membership

There’s a membership to suit everyone, and for that reason, we have three different types. All memberships are payable by direct debit or monthly online payments, helping you to manage your food budget without added stress, leaving you in control. Should you decide to leave us, you can cancel any time. Simply choose, from the list below, the one that most suits your needs

A standard weekly shop with us could look like this:

A typical basket shop includes a good variety of food to supplement your weekly shopping experience

Memberships, as follows

STANDARD

  • For households of up to 4 people
  • £26 per month
  • If you’re a member for a year, that works out at £6 a week
  • Your basket is worth 3-4x membership, meaning you’d take home £18-£24 of food per week
  • Free starter kit upon joining, including herbs, spices, oil, recipe binder, recipes & a cotton bag-for-life
  • Discounted use of the Hub Café

    To sign up,CLICK HERE

FAMILY

  • For households of 5 or more people
  • £50 per month
  • If you’re a member for a year, that works out at £11.50 a week
  • Double weekly basket worth between £36 to £48 per week
  • Free starter kit upon joining, including herbs, spices, oil, recipe binder, recipes & a cotton bag-for-life
  • Discounted use of the Hub Café

    To sign up, CLICK HERE

PAY IT FORWARD

  • For those who love their community & love a bargain, this is the ideal membership for those who can afford to give a little more, support their neighbours, and still benefit from the Hub themselves
  • £45 per month
  • If you’re a member for a year, that works out at £10.40 a week
  • Free starter kit upon joining, including herbs, spices, oil, recipe binder, recipes & a cotton bag-for-life
  • FREE drink in the café on your shop day

    To sign up, CLICK HERE

How we work

Each week, you will have access to one shop. Our hub is currently open on Wed 10am – 4pm & Fri 11am – 4pm (more opening times coming soon).We work with the surplus food redistribution network, which means that what we get in each week varies, this means that what we have on offer to members changes weekly too. We lay out our store by category. The categories are:

Fruit & vegetables
Store cupboard essentials
Chilled basics
Dairy and dairy alternatives
Snacks
Breakfast
Frozen

We have a chalkboard in display for our members outlining how many foods from each category that they can take that week, for example 4x fruit & vegetables. Within that category, you’re free to pick what you’d like. We’ll never force feed you broccoli, but we will happily advise on new ways of cooking with the ingredients on offer!

Dividing the store into categories ensures fairness for all members, and we also know that we’ve sent you home with a good balance of foods too.

In addition to a basket full of yummy food, we also offer a range of cooking demonstrations and classes. As we grow, we hope to develop this even further, so watch this space!

It’s not all about the food! We love our food, and we’re loud and proud foodies, but we’re also here for other things too. Whether that’s sorting out some support in other areas (money worries, mental health, etc) or simply giving you a person to call to get some specialist advice, let us know.

Storehouse & Field is community let. So… if you think we’re missing something that you and others would enjoy, whether that’s a class or a workshop or even something we might be able to host, let us know.  

We stock our shelves, chillers and freezers with food from a range of suppliers: fresh fruit and vegetables, meat and fish, a range of cupboard essentials and freezer produce.

Hub Members can come and shop at the Hub once a week, filling their basket with a wide range of food to supplement their weekly shop.

We’re here to listen, so if our Members want to see particular types of classes or wraparound support, we’ll endeavour to organise it.

We love food, and we want you to enjoy it too. We also provide a range of cookery classes and workshops, lunches and courses as we grow.

How do we stock our Hub?

We source our food from a range of suppliers. Some food is bought from wholesalers, we are also FareShare Yorkshire members meaning that we receive a range of high quality surplus food on a weekly basis. In addition, we are keen to establish good working relationships with local suppliers in the Barnsley area.

If you would like to become one of our stockists, please contact us at: hello@goodfoodbarnsley.org

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