The work of Norwich Foodbank and my personal thoughts for Lent 2020.

As it’s Ash Wednesday today and the start of Lent 2020, I’ve been thinking about food. During Lent, I’m planning to buy extra food and collect for Norwich Foodbank during my weekly family food shop, spending the same amount of money, but less on myself. For this blog, I have previously spoken to Hannah Worsley,Continue reading “The work of Norwich Foodbank and my personal thoughts for Lent 2020.”

Community Cafes helping those in need in Norwich

I’ve always enjoyed a good, proper coffee and can tell you the best places to go in Norwich. Add a slice of chocolate cake and I’m there. But I’ve discovered a way to make the coffee taste even better, if that’s possible.  A way of enjoying a hot drink and helping others at the sameContinue reading “Community Cafes helping those in need in Norwich”

Off the street, and into the kitchen. Food that makes a difference. The story of Lucy Webb.

Introduction: A cafe which recently opened on Prince of Wales Road in Norwich is a social enterprise business aimed at preventing poverty and homelessness in the city. It’s called The Feed and it provides top quality food sourced from local suppliers while training and helping people to get back into work. It’s near Norwich trainContinue reading “Off the street, and into the kitchen. Food that makes a difference. The story of Lucy Webb.”

No need for plastic. The first zero waste shop opens in North Norwich. The story of Graham Rutherford.

“We made tiny changes at a time and it grew from there.  We found it difficult to find products we wanted and started to research that.” Introduction Ethical Ernie’s zero waste shop opened last week (May 2019) on Magdalen Street in Norwich. The tagline is ‘Ethical Ernie’s vegan plastic-free products for your body and home’.Continue reading “No need for plastic. The first zero waste shop opens in North Norwich. The story of Graham Rutherford.”

Foodbanks and the increasing role they play in Norfolk. The story of Hannah Worsley.

Just to say ‘thankyou’ twice! 1st for the food, it has helped me out in a very difficult time. 2nd, I found the whole process of that day very, very stressful and your generosity and smiling faces put a sparkle in the day which had been very gloomy for me.   Hi, my name isContinue reading “Foodbanks and the increasing role they play in Norfolk. The story of Hannah Worsley.”