Veg of the Week- growing notes

Veg of the Week- growing notes

As you may have spotted the VegPower campaign, which is drawing to a close this week, had 10 vegetables of the week and families across the county have been eating them to defeat them for weeks.  Following a brilliant idea by Richard from the Leadgate Taskforce...
Annual Gathering success

Annual Gathering success

About sixty people came to the Food Durham Annual Gathering at Collingwood College in Durham in mid March 2019 to hear about the progress of the County Durham Food Partnership over the past few years. Food Partnership Manager Dr Liz Charles described the journey of...
Sweetcorn defeated!

Sweetcorn defeated!

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 ...
#EatThemToDefeatThem

#EatThemToDefeatThem

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...
Unsung Food Heros #1

Unsung Food Heros #1

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.    
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

The Food Durham Team will be taking a break over the Christmas and New Year period.  The Durham Community Action offices in Low Willington will close on Friday 21 December 2018 and the team will be back on Tuesday 8 January 2019.  We wish you a merry Christmas and a...