Increasing Uptake of Healthy Start Vouchers

Increasing Uptake of Healthy Start Vouchers

Women who are pregnant or have a child under the age of four could be eligible for Healthy Start Vouchers to help buy some basic foods including vegetables. This important scheme provides the vouchers to spend with local retailers. Pregnant women and children over one...
Markets Reopen

Markets Reopen

Responding to the Government announcement that open air markets could reopen, the management committee of Barnard Castle Farmers’ Market decided to reopen on Saturday 6 June 2020. Durham County Council’s nine regular outdoor markets will also restart across the County...
Free School Meals during lockdown

Free School Meals during lockdown

Many of you will have heard about the Government’s vouchers scheme to ensure families that qualify for free school meals continue to have access to good healthy food whilst schools across the county have been closed. The voucher scheme wasn’t without its problems but...
Winter Food Durham Newsletter published

Winter Food Durham Newsletter published

Following the retirement of Food Manager Dr Liz Charles earlier this year, we’ve reviewed how we communicate with everyone interested in the food system across County Durham.  Liz used to send regular snippets to people on her mailing list and the Growing Durham...