Recognising the importance of using quality, natural ingredients, Adrian, Tami and their team work with a range of trusted local suppliers – many of which are located no more than 20 miles from the school – to ensure that as much of the meat, fish, fruit, vegetables and dairy as possible are ethically and sustainably sourced.
Newton Farm Foods
Based in Newton St Loe, (4.6 miles from Kingswood), Newton Farm Foods is an award winning butchers and farm shop commited to using no chemical fertilisers or pesticides.
Newton Farm supplies all beef, pork and lamb we use in our school meals.
Their beef herd, made up of pedigree South Devon's and Aberdeen Angus cow cross breeds, grazes on nutritious grassland of the Newton Park Estate.
They do occasionally buy in from trusted, local, traditional British family farms - never from abroad.
Woolley Park Farm
Based in Bradford on Avon (9.3 miles from Kingswood), Woolley Park Farm supplies poultry for Newon Farm Foods.
Their small flocks of chicken are inspected three times a day and corn-fed.
Everything is prepared traditionally and processed naturally.
Based in Radstock, (11.7 miles from Kingswood), Castlemead Poultry supplies completely free range poultry to Newton Farm Foods.
Kingswood mostly sources turkey from them for holiday meals.
Animls at Castlemead Poultry are protected from unnecessary stress and are not given any additives or growth hormones.
The Big Red Hen
Based in Grittleton (14.4 miles from Kingswood), The Big Red Hen, owned by an Old Kingswoodian, supplies free range eggs to our school.
The farm houses small flocks which are kept safe from predatoras and checked three times a day. Chickens are hand fed on natural food and are not given any artificial supplements such as chemicals or homones.
Based in Chepstow (27.65 miles from Kingswood), Bidfood supplies our rice,
pasta and other dry foods.
Bidfood's own brand products only use sustainably sourced palm oil or palm oil derivatives where viable.
Hobbs House Bakery
Based in Bristol (14.17 miles from Kingswood), Hobbs House Bakery supply our bread, pastry and occasional cakes, for internal events.
Hobbs House recognizes its responsibility to the environment and uses ethical and sustainable principles to reduce its flour footprint. In fact, 95% of their flour comes from the local Shipton Mill, which is located within 15 miles of the bakery.
Based in Bristol (16.74 miles from Kingswood), Charles Saunders supplies fresh fish to the School.
Committed to a high level of service, this food service aims to minimise its environmental impact and work hard to keep their accreditaions (British Retail Consortium, Seafish, Fairtrade, Soil Association/Organic Certification).
Based in Bristol (14.89 miles from Kingswood), Arthur David supplies seasonal fruit and vegetables for all our fresh food needs. They send us a seasonal list every month, helping us create menus which agree with both the body and the environment.
Committed to great customer service and quality products, this BRC Grade A certified food service sources all of its produce from local farms.
Hawkridge Farmhouse Dairy
Based in Devon (108.7 miles from Kingswood), Hawkridge Farmhouse supplies most of our dairy products.
It also sources yoghurt from Stapleton Farm in Devon.
Cleave Hill Farm
Supply a variety of tomatoes, squashes, salad leaves, courgette, ect.
Based in Wiltshire (6.07 miles from Kingswood), Marshfield supply delicious creamy ice cream.
The award winning ice cream is all made on their family farm with milk from their own cows, "from cow to cone".
This organic farm runs according to the Soil Association standards, prioritising self-sufficiency and sustainability.