Somerset organisations & contacts

Somerset food project maps:

  • Find somerset growing projects on our map & listings
  • Wider Somerset food resilience projects are mapped here, e.g. community food banks, pantries and fridges.

Somerset-Wide organisations:

Community Action Groups - CAG Somerset provides free support to a thriving network of local groups whose focus is repair, waste reduction, food surplus, sharing and composting -

Mind in Somerset, the mental heath charity, have opportunities for people to get growing & get outside, volunteers are welcome,

Somerset Climate Action Network. Add your community climate project to their map and Sign up and submit stories to the Somerset Environmental and Ecological Newsletter / SEEN.

Somerset Wildlife Trust protect wildlife and wild places through a range of projects e.g. nature recovery, reporting, strategy and action -

Spark Somerset provide information, advice, training and support to the voluntary and community sector in Somerset -

Organisations listed by area:


Sustainable Wells

Sustainable Frome


Green Wedmore plan and run initiatives for sustainable living in Wedmore and surrounding villages: 

Sedgemoor District Environmental Champions scheme Sedgemoor District Council Environment Champions (

South Somerset

The Balsam Centre, Wincanton, supports community health and wellbeing through a range of activities including how to grow food and learn gardening skills. They welcome volunteers.,

East Lambrook Manor Gardens, South Petherton, run a volunteer gardener programme & you can earn free entry year. FFI:

Elderflowers Food Cooperative, Langport, buy local produce every Friday 5-7pm at Eli's

Tinkers Bubble, Norton sub Hamdon, woodland community using environmentally sound methods of working the land without fossil fuels. Their pastures, orchards, and no-dig gardens are organically certified. Local volunteers welcome with notice.

Taunton & West Somerset

Transition Town Wellington, contact via website

Longrun Meadows is a local green offering 65 acres of rural land a short walk from the town centre. There are lots of outdoor activity opportunities. FFI:

Priorswood Community Centre Garden Project FFI: 01823 353643,

The Edible Border Project, supported by Friends of French Weir in French Weir Park

Taunton in Bloom

Taunton Transition

Transition Town WellingtonSustainable Food Group have mixed community orchards, herb beds and fruit bush sites or for more information. Plus, updated list of Allotments in Taunton.

Wiveliscombe, has a cluster of community food projects including Wivey Grows and the Wivey Kitchen

National Organisations