About The Feed

About The Feed

The Feed is a social enterprise catering business and café in Norwich. We provide great food and 100% of our profits go to charity. We help people who have experienced homelessness, helping people access long term housing, training and employment.

Our History

In March 2014, we were created by the LEAP project in Norwich and were registered as a Community Interest Company to combine business with doing good, changing the perception of homelessness across the public and private sectors.

The Feed was born, a catering enterprise designed to grow as a business and have a positive impact on the clients accessing our services. The new enterprise gained backing and funding support from the Norfolk Police and Crime Commissioner and later the New Anglia LEP. We continue to be supported by Norwich City Council and are grateful to the Big Lottery who supported Leap for six years as part of St Martins Housing Trust.

KETTLE PARTNERSHIP

Since 2017 The Feed has had a partnership with Kettle Foods. The Kettle® partnership is amazing, they help fund The Feed Academy and help us make a real difference – from offering work experience, to providing training sessions with their Chef, Phil, and helping raise awareness of The Feed’s valuable work to a wider audience.

Kettle Foods are a major employer in Norwich, where their factory is based. They also are one of the UK’s best known snack brands – we love their chips and we love working with them.

You will see The Feed regularly out and about with Kettle Foods at events around Norfolk.

Warwick Street Social Partnership

Independent restaurant group owners Greg Adjemian (pictured left) and Daniel Smith (right) of G & D Ventures are proud to support The Feed with fundraising, training and foodie initiatives across their venues Warwick St Social, The Wildebeest and The Ingham Swan.
A short clip of why Warwick Street Social in Norwich decided to support The Feed and help them to make a change to the lives of so many adults in Norwich.

Our environmental credentials

Wherever possible we reduce food waste use compostable or recyclable packaging on our products recycle our waste offer free water bottle refills encourage people to use reusable coffee cups

Where our food comes from

Wherever possible we source our food from social enterprises and local suppliers. Here are some of our current suppliers:

Belu Water

Belu give all profits to WarerAid and their bottled water is carbon-neutral.

Pye Baker Norwich

Local baker who have been mentored by Kettle Foods and use organic bread flour.

GREEN FARM COFFEE

Supplying small batch artisan coffees.

Coming Soon

New social enterprise supplier to be announced soon!

Case Studies

We are very proud of the people who have graduated from The Feed Academy and the difference we have made to their lives. Here are some case studies of people who have been trainees of The Feed…

Vinroy's Story

Vinroy had been married for sixteen years and had three children; he thought his life was……

Gary's Story

“When I started with LEAP an opportunity came up with The Feed. I recently helped with…..

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