Did you know about Healthy Start Vouchers?

Did you know about Healthy Start Vouchers?

In April, the value of Healthy Start Vouchers was increased to £4.25 but many eligible families in County Durham are not claiming them.  Healthy Start Vouchers are a way of helping pregnant women and families with young children to eat a healthier diet and are worth...
Growing Ushaw Moor

Growing Ushaw Moor

A new project in Ushaw Moor led by local worker’s co-op Abundant Earth, is bringing together individuals of all ages, schools, groups, growers and allotment holders to support one another in the growing of food.    Growing Ushaw Moor is about developing an innovative...
Taking the heat out of Horden

Taking the heat out of Horden

Durham Community Action and the DCC Low Carbon Team will be working together over the summer to explore whether there is a way in which the warm water that is being pumped out of the former coal mines in Horden in East Durham can be used to support food production.   ...
Food Durham nominated for Peas Please Prize!

Food Durham nominated for Peas Please Prize!

Food Durham was delighted to find out that our VegCities campaign during the pandemic was shortlisted for one of the Peas Please Prizes 2021.  The nomination in the VegCities category was a recognition of the hard work of our partners like the Auckland project and the...