About The Feed

About The Feed

The Feed is a social enterprise catering business and café in Norwich.

At The Feed we are passionate about food and passionate about people. We inspire people by using food towards gaining a more meaningful lifestyle and gaining sustainable employment.

At The Feed our social purpose is to find ways to prevent poverty, hunger and homelessness in Norwich. Daily we work towards our vision which is Communities Free from Poverty.

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.

Our environmental credentials

Wherever possible we reduce food waste, use compostable or recyclable packaging on our products, we recycle our waste, offer free water bottle refills and 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:

Nemi Teas

Nemi teas provide employment opportunities to refugees to help them intergrate into the UK

The green grocers bakery Norwich

The best one stop shop in Norwich for all your organic zero waste needs

GREEN FARM COFFEE

Supplying small batch artisan coffees.

home made

All of our food and cakes are hand made on the premises by our lovely chef and trainees

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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