Food Durham- Annual Gathering and launch of the Durham Food Hub
Durham Town Hall, DH1 3NJ
Wednesday 25 October 2017- 10am- 1pm
This is Food Durham’s third Annual Gathering and a chance to review the progress made on strenthening the food system across County Durham, but also a chance to meet up with old friends and to make new ones. Keynote speaker with be Kath Dalmeny, Chief Executive of Sustain, the Campaign for better food and farming. Kath is an extremely engaging and knowledgeable speaker and will be worth listening to.
The new Durham Food Hub will be formally launched at the Annual gathering and there will also be updates on SugarSmart, Growing Durham and various other relevant topics. You can find a full programme and book your place via Eventbrite link.
Talk by Charles Dowding- No Dig Gardening
Bowburn Coomunity Centre, Durham
31 January 2018- 7.30pm
Charles Dowding is an acclaimed innovator of no-dig, organic growing having used no-dig methods since 1983. His original weed-free methods give superb results in both small and large areas. He sells produced from his Homeacres no-dig garden, has written nine books, writes for national and international magazines, runs a YouTube channel with over 1.8 million views and appears on TV and radio including BBC Gardeners World.
Tickets for this event cost £7 per person and are available via the Durham Community Action website
Booking is essential!
Sugar Smart Campaign Launch
Food Durham is taking part in a national campaign that helps local areas take a multi sector approach to tackle excessive sugar consumption. Partners, including DCC, Durham University and the County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust, will commit to taking actions aimed at helping their customers and staff to reduce their sugar intake. The campaign will run for a minimum of 12 months and is being launched at a Public Health event on the afternoon of July 10th. For more information please contact