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December 30, 2011

For Emerald and Eual

In memory of two members of the Food Shuttle family that we tragically lost this week: Emerald Padilla and Eual Moss. They brought lots of…Read More▸

December 29, 2011

Schools battle rising poverty in Johnston Co. and Clayton

CLAYTON-  If 70 students at Cooper Elementary don’t receive backpacks filled with food each weekend, they risk going hungry between lunch on Friday and breakfast…Read More▸

December 26, 2011

The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s Jill Bullard discusses hunger and the challenges facing low-income families

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Food Matters Alliance
December 19, 2011

Teens Explore Garden-Fresh Recipes

by Katherine Moser, Nutrition Outreach Coordinator, Americorps VISTA On a chilly afternoon, thirteen teens from the Alliance Teen Center gathered for a Food Matters Program…Read More▸

Mayview Community Garden
December 16, 2011

Putting the “Community” in Community Gardens

by Mollie Mayfield, Public Ally, Communications Coordinator We may be getting ready to bundle up in hats and scarves and hunker down for winter, and…Read More▸

December 15, 2011

Local celebrations to mark Hanukkah

This year, Cary is planning its first Jewish Cultural Festival from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. …Read More▸

December 15, 2011

Sugar Overload

In Cooking Matters for Kids, students at Durham Nativity School learn to read nutrition facts and measure out the amount of sugar found in common…Read More▸

muscadines edna
December 12, 2011

Edna’s Birthday Wish

Here at the Food Shuttle, our volunteers mean the world to us and we could not accomplish half of what we do without their support.  …Read More▸

the worms
December 6, 2011

Vermicomposting at IFFS Farm: Scaling it up!

Last Friday at the Food Shuttle farm, we scaled up our vermicomposting operation from wooden bins to a large worm house! Vermicomposting is yet another…Read More▸

Food Matters PACE Academy
November 28, 2011

Food Matters: Surprise! Garden-grown veggies are delicious!

Last Monday, a Learning Disabled (LD) class from PACE Academy participated in a Food Matters activity at Hargraves Community Center in Chapel Hill.  The IFFS…Read More▸

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