A New Year and Some New Goals

Jan – 2012 About this time in 2012 I was sat in a bungalow in Dubai working for a horrible corporate company, in meetings we talked about money, figures, money, profit, money, audits, money, P and L’s and profit, money and money and how we could make the most margin’s etc……. I was probably staring…

Fat Little Pigs

During the summer we have spent a lot of time working with Ben and Morwenna at their farm on the Powderham Estate. We have been looking at and talking about pigs. Our aim is to get some nice fat pigs that we can use to make nice pig fatty cuts like Pancetta, Guanciale , Back…

Summer this and Summer that

It’s been quite a while since we wrote our last entry into the Good Game blog which indicates how much we have been up to since mid June. In the last 3 months we have managed to do loads. We continue working with Exeter University and the Taste Street Food Markets which continue to be…

Making Movies

We have been lucky enough to get in front of the camera twice recently and the results have been brilliant. It’s all in the edit apparently.   Alex Ledger filmed us for Topsham TV talking about life on the Game and the Topsham sausage. This was great fun and made us think a lot about…

E-Smoking it’s all the rage don’t you know

The last few weeks have been extremely busy having been at the Exeter Food Festival, Porthleven Food and Music Festival and the Honiton Cyder and Sausage Festival. Apparently the festival season hasn’t kicked off yet! The Food Festival was a great few days getting to meet some really passionate producers and we loved the filming…

We’re Growing and going Global

  This week was a special week for us Good Gamers. We feel we have truly gone Global, we now stock the Globe in Exeter and the Globe in Lympstone. We are meeting the Globe in Topsham this week to complete the Global domination plans.   In light of this growth and the new unit…

The Good Game Pop Up Shop is here

This weekend saw the new pop up shop make its first outing at Topsham wine for a small tasting of our cured meat selection. The people of Topsham will be pleased to know that Charcuterie and Biltong are on sales in Topsham Wine and the fresh sausages can be found in the news agents next door….

The Basics – Charcuterie and Pig Butchery

Last week was the first course we set for 2014 covering Butchery and Charcuterie. We worked with West Town Farm in Ide to deliver a great day where we worked with every bit a a rare breed Pig.  We really enjoyed sharing some of these forgotten skills and we hope to get people back in…

Biblical Weather Weekend

Last few weekends have been good for us weather wise and even the night markets in Totnes haven’t been too cold. This weekend the heavens opened. We had a great time in Malden at the Christmas Tree Farm but we were forced to hold down Gazza the Gazebo on a number of occasions. Dan Dan…

All ready for the Christmas markets

We are on the build up to Christmas now and we just want to let you know where you can find us over Christmas. We will post our Christmas message over the festive period but right now we have salami to make and ham to cut every day! We shall be in the following places:…