Herefordshire Food Charter. Healthy food for people, place and planet

applying forThe 'Healthy Start' scheme supports people who are pregnant or have a child under 4 to buy good food and milk.

Healthy Start is now available as a card, and the new cards can be used anywhere with a Mastercard logo.

Do you sell good local produce, and accept Mastercard? You may be able to accept Healthy Start cards!

Do you have a young family and are you claming Universal Credit or Child Tax Credit?

You may be able to support GREAT local sustainable food without spending another penny! Check your eligibility for Healthy Start here.

If you know a local business selling locally produced sustainable produce who is also accepting Healthy Start - let us know and we'll shout about it.

To support more families to find out about this, there are many resources to access .

Businesses, support organisations and families - sign the Herefordshire Food Charter and we'll keep building the alliance for good sustainable food for all!

Search for locally sourced or produced at Visit Herefordshire and Ledbury Food Group. If you know of other good places to search - or your favourite place is not listed, get in touch.

For more help with accessing good food in Herefordshire at low or no cost - head to the Talk Community site.


Who we Are

The Herefordshire Food Charter is an initiative of the Herefordshire Food Alliance, a network of individuals and organisations from across the county involved in local, community and sustainable food action.

The Alliance is a member of the national Sustainable Food Places network and is co-ordinated by New Leaf Sustainable Development with support from Herefordshire Council and Sustainable Food Places.

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