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FEED Kitchens remains open with new policies

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FEED Kitchens is open to member businesses but recently released new protocols for operating safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. Among other changes, all entry doors will remain locked to the public. We will not be holding group information sessions; to learn more about FEED or request a tour, please email to set up an individual […]

FEED To Go helps keep residents Safer At Home

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Monday, April 27 — Press Release More than 8,000 meals have been cooked, cooled, packaged, labeled and delivered to local community centers to distribute since March 19. Thanks to $20,000 from Madison Community Foundation and $25,000 from the Dane County COVID-19 Emergency & Recovery Fund via United Way, FEED To Go is prepared to continue distributing […]

COVID-19 Resources


General Resources List of resources: 2-1-1: Multilingual resource referral. 211, Dane County Community Defense: Request food, health, financial or emotional support. (English request form), (Spanish request form), (learn more) Wisconsin unemployment benefits: Food MMSD Meal Sites: The River Food Pantry: 608-442-8815, FEED To Go: Text FEEDTOGO to […]

Community support grows FEED To Go

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Friday, April 3 — Press Release Every afternoon for the last two weeks, a line of cars queue at the side door of FEED Kitchens. Volunteer drivers pop their trunks as kitchen staff wearing gloves and masks carry out coolers filled with prepackaged meals and load them into the back of the cars. A cooler […]

FEED makes meals To Go for residents in need

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FEED makes meals To Go for residents in need Thursday, March 19 — With schools and workplaces closing to reduce community spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, many families have been left scrambling to find a way to pay the bills and put food on the table. A new partnership is fundraising to bring meals to […]

Now hiring a Bookkeeper

The Northside Planning Council (NPC) is a community-based nonprofit serving Madison’s Northside for the past 23 years.  NPC owns and operates several high profile enterprises, including the FEED Kitchens, the Northside News, the FEED Bakery Training Program, and Healthy Food For All.  NPC is also actively engaged in various neighborhood organizing and economic development initiatives. […]

FEED Operations Committee: Nov. 16, 2015 Agenda and Action Items

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FEED Operations Committee Meeting, November 16, 2015 FEED Conference Room Present:  Martee Mikalson, Abha Thakkar, Lauri Lee, Karin Cretney, Terrie Anderson, Chris Brockel, Lisa Wiese, Nikki Sanders, Adam Haen Agenda Insurance update DVR employees Storage space needs Garbage disposal fundraising Scheduling—set tours, user meeting, quarterly bazaars Decisions Martee and Adam will do a complete appraisal […]

FEED Operations Committee: Nov. 9, 2015 Agenda and Action Items

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FEED Operations Committee Meeting, Nov. 9, 2015 FEED Conference Room Present:  Lisa Wiese, Adam Haen, Lauri Lee, Abha Thakkar, Martee Mikalson, Chris Brockel, Karin Cretney Agenda: FEED Operations Coordinator Position description Common Council Meeting—Public Market Support Food Entrepreneurs Council DVR Employees Contract changes Decisions: Tweaked position description for presentation to board Will voice support of […]