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

Types of project

Community Growing

Garden projects where people can come and pick produce for free throughout the year

Surplus Food

Open tables and Community fridges where surplus food is available for free

Community Meals

Low cost or pay as you feel meals where the community eats together 

Shrewsbury Food Hub Autumn 2020 Timetable


Community meal

Everybody Welcome!

Free or donations

Thursday 12pm 

Holy Trinity Church, Oswestry

Surplus food

£1 donation

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

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Community meal

Hot meal and pudding £2

Thursday 12.15pm

Rockspring Community Centre, Ludlow

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Madeley Community Orchard

Gardening and DIY projects run by the council and volunteers.

Open to all, Pay as you feel

Riversway Elim Church 

Crowmoor Baptist Church

Church of the Holy Spirit

See Map for times

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Free fruit, veg and herbs

Locations around Ludlow

Regular plant, seed and produce swaps

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Volunteers collect & list food from local food outlets

Download the app to see whats available in your area

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Transition Telford

A local charity running various projects around food and gardening. 

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Pick free fruit and vegetables

Jubilee Square, Wem

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Community meal

2 courses

Main Course £2.50, Pudding £1

Tuesday 12.30pm 

Helena Lane Day Centre, Ludlow

Booking recommended

07939 551 028

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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.


Leegomery Community Orchard

A volunteer led community orchard attached to the community centre.

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