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

map of eligible area for fundingThis deadline is short!  but if you're part of a group already looking to set up a community allotment, growing space or improve the space you have, this is worth a look!  Eligible area is pictured.

Greening the City - Community grant scheme

"We are offering funding to support community groups to apply to enhance and increase green spaces and support the biodiversity of areas within the boundary of the Stronger Towns Fund within Hereford City. The project is part of the #StrongerHereford vision that has attracted up to £22.4m in government funding to regenerate the city.

The deadline for applications is midnight on Wednesday 22 February 2023.

Examples of what the grant can be used for may include, but are not limited to:

Tree and hedge planting
Creation of wildlife corridors, for example, hedgehog corridors on housing estates
Community allotment project
Creation or enhancement of a community nature area
Support for wildlife such as bird, bat or bug boxes and hedgehog homes
The purchase of equipment for planting and ongoing long-term maintenance"

Apply here:



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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