How we eat. How we shop. How food is packaged. And how it is produced.
The choices we make matter. They matter because they affect our environment, landscape, greenhouse gas emissions, animal health and welfare, farm workers’ welfare and perhaps, most importantly, our own health and wellbeing.
At Food Durham everything we do comes back to the choices we make. And to that end our mission is simple:
“To create a food system that is Healthier, Greener and Fairer, where every household has access to ‘good food’ – food that is safe, nutritious, of good quality and environmentally sustainable.”
Food Durham has two main strands: Growing Durham, which encourages people to grow their own food, and Durham Food Hub, which has been created to support and champion independent food producers from across County Durham, giving them platforms to get their products to market.
If food is your thing, get in touch and see how we can help you.
As part of the VegPowerUK campaign #EatThemToDefeatThem pupils at Our Lady and St Joseph's Brooms Catholic Primary School in Leadgate have been getting creative with the veg of the week as well as eating them. The children are really enjoying the campaign and are...read more
Friday 25 January 2019 saw the launch of the National VegPower advertising campaign #EatThemToDefeatThem with adverts on during ITV's Coronation Street and a day later on The Voice. The campaign is aimed at encouraging children to jpoin the fight to 'defeat the evil...read more
Durham County Council have excellent standards in their restaurants! We're proud to have helped them to develop procurement policies so staff are encouraged to eat healthy, sustainable and ethical food.read more