Community Food Projects

There are community run initiatives across Shropshire where low cost or free food is available

If you know of any projects in your area - let us know and we can share it here

Most of these projects are open to everyone, no need for a referral

Surplus Food
Open tables and community fridges where surplus food is available on a Pay As You Feel basis - meaning you pay as much as you can or are willing to spend

Open to all, Pay As You Feel

See website for current timetable


Volunteers collect & list food from local food outlets

Download the app to see whats available in your area


Taste Not Waste

Surplus food boxes for collection in Leegate - £10 per box

Surplus food

£1 donation

Currently running in Donnington, Leegomery, Broseley, Woodside, Bilston, Highley, Coalbrookdale

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Join Shropshire's Swap & Share Free Food, Plants & Stuff for a Zero Waste Life Facebook group


Linking people so they can share, swap or trade food which they are not going to eat


Highley Community Project

Surplus food distribution - particularly food boxes

Community Meals
Low cost or Pay As You Feel meals where the community eats together

Meal delivery 

Free or donations


Free frozen meals available collection from a number of different collection points:

Join the
Facebook group to find out more

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Meal delivery, for a small price

More details here

Community Growing
Garden projects where people can come and pick produce for free throughout the year
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Pick free fruit and vegetables

Jubilee Square, Wem

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Transition Telford

A local charity running various projects around food and gardening

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Free fruit, veg and herbs

Locations around Ludlow

Regular plant, seed and produce swaps

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Leegomery Community Orchard

A volunteer led community orchard attached to the community centre

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Madeley Community Orchard

Gardening and DIY projects run by the council and volunteers

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