Food

  • Public fruit trees are common place in Durham
  • there is one fruit tree for every resident of Durham
  • information about allotments and community growing spaces in County Durham is readily available as an online interactive map
  • there are strong positive links between local food activists and commercial farmers
  • most farmers are growing food for the local market
  • resources required by local food growers are readily available from the local area
  • there are regular celebration events about local food in Durham
  • most people are able to grow some of their own food
  • there are more community food growing schemes
  • there is an active local food strategy for Durham supporting the transition to a low carbon food culture
  • there is increased access to local sustainable food
  • there are loads more local food growers, restaurants, producers, retailers, farmers and wholesalers
  • most institutions e.g schools are sourcing a significant amount of local food
  • lots of food is being grown in public spaces
  • local food culture is popular and normal