Find out what's happening in Wales

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Wales has a long tradition of community growing that continues to this day. Our well-connected Wales team cover all aspects of community farming and gardening across the country, from accessing land to practical support.

Meet our members

Use the map or list to find out more about our member organisations and what they do in Wales. 

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Our work in Wales

Take a look at what we're working on across the country from Cardiff to Carmarthenshire. 

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Carmarthenshire Machinery Ring project

We're working with small-scale growers in Carmarthenshire on a 'library' of machinery to help production, biodiversity and soil health. 

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Camau Gwyrdd 

Camau Gwyrdd is a three-year project to help people in Wales take their first steps towards climate action. 

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GreenME project

Our role in the European GreenME partnership project is to gather case studies to provide evidence of Green Care interventions. 

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Assured Growing project

Working with Development Trusts Association Wales, we're helping small-scale growers upscale and supply the public plate. 

 

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Future Farms project

A partnership project to convert a Welsh county farm in Powys into four spaces for agroecological enterprises.

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Tyfu Powys 

We are working with community sites in Powys to support people to be active, healthy and learn new skills. 

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Food Systems Carmarthenshire 

A partnership project improving access to local, sustainable food in Carmarthenshire.

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Local Places for Nature project 

Working with Keep Wales Tidy, we are supporting the creation of new and sustainable community gardens in Wales. The project transforms spaces for people and nature and is funded by the Welsh Government. 

 

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Community Land Advisory Service

A specialist advice service, CLAS Cymru helps community green space projects with land and planning. 

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Lantra partnership project

We are supporting Lantra's Tyfu Cymru and Farming Connect programmes. 

 

 

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Wales Allotment Forum

The Wales Allotment Forum is a quarterly online meeting for people to discuss issues affecting allotment development.

> Find out more

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Productive Community Orchards 

We're working with The Orchard Project and CARE, seeking funding to support the ongoing development of productive community orchards across Wales.

 

 

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Edible Cardiff Network

An independent network supported by Social Farms & Gardens bringing together growers across the Welsh capital.

> Visit the website

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Have a Grow 2024

Have a Grow is our national celebration of all things community growing. A chance for members to show what they do and for new faces to 'have a grow!'

 

 

Past work

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Contact us

If you'd like to get involved or know more about our work across Wales, please email us at [email protected] 

You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter for regular updates.

If you're looking for digital guides, toolkits and reports, please visit our resources page, or see our videos about community growing in Wales. 


Find members in Wales

Use the map or list below to find out more about our members in Wales. 

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Where to start the search. This can be an address, city or postcode. If searching in London, try "London N1" instead of "N1".
City / County City / Suburb Contact ID
Friends of Aberdare Park ABERDARE ABERDARE 71831
FRIENDS OF CASTLE MEADOWS ABERGAVENNY ABERGAVENNY ABERGAVENNY 78966
Friends of Llanfrechfa Grange Walled Garden Cwmbran Cwmbran 69680
Friends of Morgan Jones Park Community Allotments Caerphilly Caerphilly 64286
Friends of the Fishpond Park Panteg Pontypool Pontypool 66131
Friends of Wern Mynach Gwynedd Gwynedd 77644
Fronoleu Care Garden Newtown Newtown 68642
Gaia's Garden Project CIC Swansea Swansea 61893
Gardd Cymunedol Dwyfor/ Dwyfor Community Garden. Pwllheli Pwllheli 79093
Gardd Enfys Cardigan Cardigan 76776
Gardd Gymunedol Yr Heliwr Community Garden Pwllheli Pwllheli 79107
Garden On The Hill Newport Newport 67197

Latest news

Nature, mental health, and equity. Highlights from the kick-off meeting of the GreenME project

The pioneering GreenME project will study how exposure to nature can be integrated in healthcare systems to treat and improve mental health for all. It officially launched its...

Seven years ago the Green Care Coalition (GCC) was set up to promote the commissioning and use of Green Care services. The term Green Care is an umbrella term that covers;

  • Social and Therapeutic Horticulture
  • Care farming
  • Ecotherapy
  • Animal Assisted Services...

Upcoming events

Online, accessible anytime 

An online course for new and established care farmers. Take a detailed look at care farming and developing good practice on your farm.

 

Gardeniser Pro Training, 12-16th February 2024, Birmingham

Gardeniser Pro is a formal qualification for organising roles within a community garden, farm or growing space. An in-person course delivered by Growing Connections CIC in Birmingham.

Gardeniser Pro Training, 20th February - 7th May 2024, online & Carmarthenshire

Gardeniser Pro is a formal qualification for organising roles within a community garden, farm or growing space. A blended online and in-person course delivered by Social Farms & Gardens.

Useful Case Studies

Clynfyw Care Farm in Pembrokeshire set up a Community Benefit Society for the long-term future of the farm and the enterprises that depend on it.  A series of case studies exploring access to land for sustainable farming in Wales.
 

A Community partnership took a 25-year lease on council land via a Community Asset Transfer, empowering the local community to make use of unused land. A series of case studies exploring access to land for sustainable farming in Wales.

 

Maesgwyn Isaf Farm was donated to the Ecological Land Cooperative (ELC) and is now in community ownership for new entrants to farming and for the local community. A series of case studies exploring access to land for sustainable farming in Wales....