It’s not the cow, it’s the how

It’s not the cow, it’s the how

Over recent months the media have been full of stories about meat consumption and climate change. The number of people who are choosing a vegetarian or vegan diet has been increasing, but the debate can be quite polarising leaving livestock farmers (like those in...
New look newsletter

New look newsletter

The Food Durham newsletter is designed to give you a flavour of the breadth of work taking place across the partnership, all of which aims to support the development of a better food system for County Durham. This year we aim to engage as many organisations and...
Don’t waste your pumpkins this year!

Don’t waste your pumpkins this year!

Carved your pumpkins for Halloween?  Make sure you don’t waste the cut out bits and even the pumpkin seeds: they are all good food! If you’re really savvy you could pick up some really cheap ones after the event and make the most of cheap food. As part of the...
Growing Salads through the autumn and winter

Growing Salads through the autumn and winter

You may have spotted talk about shortages of fresh salad leaves this autumn and winter and if you want to to make sure you can continue to feed your salad habit now is the time to start sowing them.  Most of them with benefit from a bit of protection in a greenhouse...