Applications are open for funding that will help whānau and communities access healthy food in Northland.
Through the Kai Ora Fund, community groups, social enterprises and small businesses can apply for up to $5000 to support initiatives and projects that create accessible, affordable and healthy food supplies.
The Kai Ora is a collaborative partnership including Northland District Health Board, Kaipara District Council and the Ministry of Social Development.
Over the last five years, the fund has supported over 130 projects with around $426,000, targeting communities where it’s hard to find nourishing, local, affordable food.
The closing date for applications is March 24.