CFN – Members

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You can find a list of our network members below, with some contact details, should you like to connect with them.

Members are also encouraged to join our Facebook group to connect, share and support their community colleagues:  Facebook

Members A-Z

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Age Cymru Dyfed

Currently running Today is the Day and a social group. A new garden to be formed.

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/cymru/dyfed/

 

Ammanford Foodbank

Trussel Trust

Dried goods, bread, fruit and vegetables (when available), baby products, pet food, toiletries and cleaning products.

https://ammanford.foodbank.org.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/AmmanfordFoodbank 

 

Antioch Church Lifeshare Clothes and Foodbank, 

Foodbank and café at the Antioch Centre, Llanelli.

https://www.antiochcentre.co.uk/lifeshare-food-and-clothes-bank

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Banc Organics

We grow organic food, care for the environment and each other.

Bancorganics@gmail.com

 

Burns Foundation

Food growing and education

https://johnburnsfoundation.org/

 

Big Bocs Bwyd at Ysgol Bro Banw

Children and families will be provided with food at ‘pay as you feel’ prices and supported with authentic learning experiences through growing and cooking food.

https://www.bigbocsbwyd.co.uk/

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Canolfan Maerdy

We have operated Maerdy Food Hwb (community fridge), also providing balanced food boxes. In addition, there is a long-standing café.

www.canolfanmaerdy.co.uk>/br>

https://www.facebook.com/canolfanmaerdylotsoftots

 

Cariad Pet Foodbank

Cariad Pet Food Bank is a community project set up and run by Cariad Pet Therapy.

https://www.cariadpetfoodbank.co.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/cariadpettherapy

 

Carmarthen Foodbank

We provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis. We work with the Trussell Trust.

https://carmarthen.foodbank.org.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/Carmarthen.Foodbank

 

Carmarthen Salvation Army 

We are a Christian church and run a charity shop, coffee shop and drop-in Centre. Due to covid-19 we are running a limited service. We are serving a hot take away lunch on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12 noon. Charity Shop Hours, Mon-Fri 10:30am to 3pm.

https://www.salvationarmy.org.uk/carmarthen

https://www.facebook.com/Carmarthen-Salvation-Army  

 

CETMA Food Redistribution Project

The main aim and focus of Surplus food is to feed and fill the nutritional gap of members of the community with foods that are still edible that would have ended up in landfill.

https://cetma.org.uk/projects/surplus-food-distribution/

https://www.facebook.com/CETMAWales

 

Coedmore Home Farm

Horticulture, Microgreens and just starting a herb garden. Community growing space.

Lle Tyfu Coedmor Growing Space | Facebook

 

Cwmcou Organics

Seasonal food from a living system

Cwmcou Organics – Cwmcou Organics home page

 

Community Connectors

Additional community support.

Carmarthenshire wide Sue Smith SusanSmith@cccpartners.org.uk

 

Community Development Officers (Town and Community Councils)

 

Social prescribers

  • Based in GP surgeries, connecting residents to community activities and support, to improve health and wellbeing. Contact your GP Surgery directly and make enquiries.
 

Coop Pioneers

Our Member Pioneers bring together Co-op members, colleagues and local causes to make communities a better place to work, play, live and learn.

 

 

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Digital Communities Wales

Creating a more digitally inclusive Wales

Digital Communities Wales (gov.wales)

 

Dinefwr Orchardeers

Fruit tree, and products, enthusiasts in and around the Towy valley.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/966681657415955

Dr Mz Carmarthen Youth Project

We are a full-time youth project working with 11–25-year-olds including a food growing and cooking project. We have an allotment garden for young people to utilise.

www.drmz.co.uk

www.facebook.com/CarmarthenYouthProject

https://twitter.com/DRMZ_Carmarthen

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FareShare Cymru

FareShare Cymru redistribute surplus food to community groups and charities who support their local communities.

https://fareshare.cymru/
https://www.facebook.com/FareShareCymru/
https://twitter.com/faresharecymru
https://www.instagram.com/faresharecymru/
https://www.linkedin.com/company/faresharecymru

 

Foothold Cymru (formally CBSA)

For over 30 years we’ve been there for those who need support with the thing’s many of us take for granted – food, clothing, education and employment.

https://footholdcymru.org.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/FootholdCymru

 

Ffrwd Grwp

Bringing people together, growing food, providing for others, being grounded by contact with the soil. Near Crwbin.

Zyg@postmaster.co.uk

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GCG (Amman Valley) Foodbank

GCG Foodbank is here to help, regardless of your circumstances. If you require our services, we are open 10.30am-12.30pm every Friday.

https://www.facebook.com/GwaunCaeGurwen/

 

Glasbren Community Farm

Glasbren, the Welsh language word for ‘sapling’, is a collective of vegetable farmers, foragers, food advocates, activists and permaculture educators. the power of wild & https://www.glasbren.org.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/GlasbrenCSA

 

Growing the Future (National Botanic Garden of Wales)

We work to promote the health and well-being benefits of gardening and growing food.

https://botanicgarden.wales/science/growing-the-future/

https://www.facebook.com/GTFCymru

https://twitter.com/GTFCymru

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Heartwood Housing Co-Op

Permaculture-based housing co-op in south west uchod

Heartwood Community – Diggers and Dreamers

 

Hooma Hu

Fresh, naturally grown, local veg boxes delivered to Llandeilo and surrounding areas.

veg box delivery | Hooma-Hu | Carmarthenshire | Llandeilo | Wales (hhveg.co.uk)

 

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Incredible Edible Carmarthenshire (CIC)

Eat your landscapes! Heard of Incredible Edible Todmorden? Well, this is the Carmarthenshire Version.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/224874001178723

 

Incredible Seed Library

The Incredible Seed Library is a free program committed to increasing our ability to feed ourselves wholesome food by offering seeds and education.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/529388121375323

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Kidwelly Community Growing (Common Ground)

We have a range of practical, gardening and teaching skills and are committed to working locally to help combat the ecological and climate emergency and do our bit to create a strong, self-sufficient community.

https://www.kidwelly.gov.uk/cydweli-common-ground.html

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Bocs Bwyd Llandeilo (formally Llandeilo Food Hub)

This is a service for everyone/anyone in the local area, that is in real need of food, groceries household items. Please share this information with your neighbours.

https://llandeilocommunityhub.org/foodbank-information/

(1) Bocs Bwyd Llandeilo | Facebook

 

Llandovery Youth and Community Centre

Friendly centre providing a variety of beneficial services for all ages of the local community.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/LlandoveryyouthandCommunityCentre

 

Llanelli Community Partnership

Llanelli Community Partnership works with statutory, voluntary groups & individuals to facilitate community- led projects, events & activities.

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100005157739273

Llanelli Free Evangelical Church

Community and spiritual support

Llanelli Free Evangelical Church | Facebook

 

Llandysul Foodbank

Foodbank for Llandysul and the area set up by the Christian group ‘Golau’.

https://www.facebook.com/BancBwydLlandysul/

 

Llwynhendy and Pemberton Forum

The group is made up of councillors, residents and volunteers. The purpose of this page is to keep Llwynhendy residents updated of upcoming events.

Llwynhendy & Pemberton Forum | Facebook

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Meddwl Coed

Forest garden farm.

https://meddwlcoed.wordpress.com/

 

Menter Cwm Gwendraeth

A charity promoting the use of Welsh language in and around Llanelli and the Gwendraeth Valley

https://www.facebook.com/MenterCwmGwendraethElli/

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Natur

Ysgol Bro Dinefwr’s Outdoor Learning Centre

Grow your own. Seasonal. Learners producing meals based on what’s grown in the outdoor learning area.

www.brodinerfwr.org.uk

 

NEST

The NEST scheme offers impartial advice, and if you are eligible a package of free home energy efficiency improvements.

http://nest.gov.wales/en/

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Pembrey and Burryport Foodbank

We’re a foodbank based in Kidwelly. We cover Pembrey and Burry Port, Carway, Trimsaran, Kidwelly, Ferryside, Pontyates, Ponthenri, Pwll, Five Roads, Hendy and Fforest.

https://www.facebook.com/PBPfoodbank

 

Pembrey and Burry Port Community Shop

Community shop for those struggling to put food on the table.

Pembrey & Burry Port Community Shop | Burry Port | Facebook

 

Plant Dewi

Working with families and promoting healthy eating and cooking.

https://www.facebook.com/PlantDewi

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Coed Lleol / Small Woods

Woodland wellbeing sessions including foraging, campfire, cooking, bushcraft, healthy eating.

https://www.smallwoods.org.uk/en/coedlleol/

https://www.facebook.com/actifwoodswalescarmarthenshire

 

Sosban Soup Station

Sosban Soup Station is a weekly social event in Llanelli Town Centre including free soup & hot drink. Sunday 6.30 – 8.30. All are welcome.

https://www.facebook.com/sosbansoupstation

 

Swn y Coed

Swn y Coed is a One Planet Development smallholding in West Carmarthenshire.  We are passionate about growing good food, connecting young people with their environment, and living gently on the Earth.

https://www.swnycoed.org/

https://www.facebook.com/SwnYCoed

 

Swperbox CIC

We create, manufacture and distribute modern, exciting and swper tasty meal boxes across south and west Wales.

https://swperbox.wales/

https://www.facebook.com/Swperbox

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Talog Farmers Market

Showcasing local, sustainable and high-quality products.

https://www.facebook.com/groups/149149287158394

The Pantry Impact 242

https://www.facebook.com/impact242crosshands/about/?ref=page_internal

The Wallich

Homelessness charity offering support. Group work including allotment, budgeting, and shopping nutritiously.

https://thewallich.com/

The Warren

Sustainably driven restaurant serving simple, honest & wholesome food.

www.warrenmanselst.co.uk

Instagram – @warrenmanselst

https://www.facebook.com/WarrenManselSt

Threshold- DAS 

Threshold-DAS is a charity committed to the elimination of violence and abuse of women, men and children. Our ‘Helping Hands’ food bank and clothes shop is open to anyone who is registered for support or our educational courses.

www.threshold-das.org.uk

www.facebook.com/ThresholdDAS

Time banking

Support peer-to-peer support with Connect Carmarthenshire.

Connect Carmarthenshire – Supporting Carmarthenshire

Tir Coed

Tir Coed connects people with land (tir) and trees (coed) by delivering outdoor training, learning, and wellbeing programmes across Carmarthenshire.

https://tircoed.org.uk/

carms@tircoed.org.uk

Town and Community Counsellors

The network aspires to include members from across the whole county.

Your local T&C Councillors can be found here:

Town & Community Councillors (gov.wales)

Trimsaran Meals on Wheels

We will be offering a main meal delivered on a Tuesday within Trimsaran village.

Starting March 29th to over 65’s. This will be offered from the leisure centre Trimsaran.

The cost of this will be £4 and for now is just a main meal only.

Please Phone to book your meal on 01554 810155

https://www.facebook.com/Trimsaran-Meals-on-Wheels-106018361458826

Trussell Trust

Food banks are grassroots, community organisations aimed at supporting people who cannot afford the essentials in life. You can contact your local food bank using the map in the link below. For advice and support around your financial crisis you can also call one of our free national helplines.

https://www.trusselltrust.org/get-help/find-a-foodbank/

Ty Gofal

Ty Gofal are committed to providing care and support for individuals with learning disabilities and complex needs such as epilepsy.

https://tygofal.co.uk/

Ty Gwennol

Our aim is to craft a delicious oat milk that’s as local, as ecological and as unpackaged as we can.

Ty Gwennol / Ty Gwennol | Facebook

Tyisha Foodbank

Improving our area with positive action, helping our residents, feeding the hungry, helping Tyisha become a better place to live.

https://www.facebook.com/TyishaPositiveActionGroup

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West Wales Action for Mental Health (WWAMH)

We provide a range of services to voluntary groups, carers and individuals who have used or are using our mental health services and living in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. We advise on such matters as fundraising, training, local forums, planning and IT. We offer practical support to mental health organisations to develop ideas and improve your services.

https://wwamh.org.uk/

https://www.facebook.com/westwalesactionformentalhealth

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Yr Ardd CIC

Yr Ardd is involved in all aspects of food related activities through growing, cooking and raising awareness of all thing’s food related.

https://www.facebook.com/yrardd1

 

Y Cwtch

A small village cafe providing a range of meals from Breakfast, Snack and Main Meals. Homemade Daily Specials. Operates a meal on Wheel service Monday – Friday

Y Cwtsh | Facebook

 

Y Pantri  (formally Cwmaman Foodbank)

Community Café

10am to 1pm

Cwmaman Food bank | Facebook

 

Young Farmers Club

Twenty clubs around Carmarthenshire, seven hundred plus members.

https://www.facebook.com/cffisirgar

https://twitter.com/cffisirgar

https://www.carmsyfc.org.uk