New food cooperative launches in Splott (and they’re looking for a home!)

Splo-down Food Coop is a new community-led food cooperative seeking to increase local access to healthy food in Splott, Adamsdown and Tremorfa.

Organisers plan to operate a ‘shop’ on a volunteer basis twice a week where members can collect and buy food. They also plan to sell/distribute a mixture of food from organic and package-free to cheaper local wholesale veg and Fareshare donations so that it is accessible to all members of the community.

Organiser Alice Taherzadeh said:

“We also wish to be a community hub for sharing and swapping allotment veg and plants and perhaps have a community fridge.”

“We’re currently looking for a venue which could host us, even if just initially, for free or a peppercorn rent. We would need a space to set up our shop twice a week and some space for storage of non-perishable foods.”

If you can help provide a base for Splo-down Food Coop, or would like to volunteer, then please join the Facebook group or pop a comment in the box below.