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MORE residents of Newcastle are set to grow their own fruit and vegetables and learn about cooking a'ordable, healthy food, thanks to the Community Food Grant Fund.

e scheme, which is managed by Byker-based Food Nation, is now open for applications for the 2014-15 round of funding.

Last year, the fund provided Youth Voice - run by the Young People's Service at Your Homes Newcastle - with PS2,499 for the launch of their Good Grub Club and helped 118 young people to make positive lifestyle changes. Nicola Cowell, community food initiative coordinator, said: "If a group has researched a concept for a local food project that they want to put into motion, this is the ideal opportunity to make it a reality." Visit www.foodnation.org/community-food-initiative or call 0191 276 0595.
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:May 10, 2014
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