Kensington and Chelsea families – are you part of the Healthy Start scheme, or think you may be eligible? If so, then good news as the fruit and vegetable stalls along Portobello and Golborne Road have signed up to accept Healthy Start vouchers!

Launched on Friday, 20 January, the following stalls are now accepting Healthy Start vouchers:


At the launch, market shoppers were also treated to a special Healthy Start promotion stall that was organised by Go Golborne and Mytime Active that provided samples of healthy recipes made with fresh ingredients from the market.

Cllrs Monica Press, Tim Ahern and Emma Dent Coad with the ‘Mushroom Man’, Tom Dean to celebrate the launch of Healthy Start in Portobello.

The NHS Healthy Start scheme provides vouchers to families with young children who are on a low income to spend on milk, fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, and infant formula milk.

To find out more about the scheme, and if you’re eligibile, please visit