Healthy Start at Portobello and Golborne Road market

Fruit and vegetable stalls along Portobello and Golborne Road market as well as a few local shops now accept Healthy Start vouchers. See the map below for location details (the map is being updated and doesn't show all market stalls yet).

Healthy Start is a national scheme that sends families with young children free vouchers every week to spend on milk, plain fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, and infant formula milk. Free vitamins are also part of the scheme.  

With this means tested scheme:

  • Pregnant women and children over one and under four years old can get one £3.10 voucher per week.
  • Children under one year old can get two £3.10 vouchers (£6.20) per week.

Find out more including whether you qualify and how to apply.

Healthy Start map of Portobello and Golborne Road Market

Here are some of the stalls where shoppers can use Healthy Start vouchers to buy fresh fruit and vegetables:

The Harwoods fruit and vegetable stall in Golborne Road market
The Harwood's Golborne Road market fruit and vegetable stall is near Wornington Road on Thursday (until 1pm), Friday and Saturday.

Bens Golborne Road fruit and vegetable stall
Ben's Golborne Road market exotic fruit and vegetable stall is opposite Golborne Fisheries every Thursday (until 1pm), Friday and Saturday.

Fruit and Veg stallholders Alan and Lin
Alan and Lin's stall is by Kurt Geiger on Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.

Fruit and Veg stallholders Devlins
The Devlins (Cheryl, Bella and the team) are opposite the Electric Cinema on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Fruit and Veg stallholder Meraj
Meraj's stall is by Coffee Plant on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Kumar Portobello Road fruit and vegetable stall
Kumar's stall is by Sainsbury's on some weekdays, plus Friday and Saturday.

Nelly's is a new stall opening by Office shoe shop on Saturday 10 March. Check back for regular trading times.

Fruit and Veg stall Mushroom Man
Tom the Mushroom Man's stall is by Fabrique bakery on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, and sometimes also on Thursday morning.

Tommy's is a new stall by Saporitalia featuring £1 bowls on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.

Maureen's Portobello Road market vegetable stall
Maureen's stall is by Snappy Snaps on Fridays and Saturdays.