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JCI PAR garden
October 26, 2011

Growing to Give Back

by Sandie Zazzara Inmates at Johnston Correctional Institution are learning horticulture as part of their rehabilitation.  Taught by Johnston Community College horticulturist Phil Beaumont, they…Read More▸

October 25, 2011

Saturday’s Harvest Fest Cooking Demo with Vivace Chef on the Farm!

This past Saturday morning foodies and farmers alike gathered at the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s Farm in Raleigh for IFFS’ Nutrition, Farms and Gardens special “Harvest…Read More▸

CJTP student prep carrots for the lunch-in
October 14, 2011

Piebird’s Chef Arthur Wins Iron Carrot Award at “Lunch In”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct 14, 2011—RALEIGH, NC Press Release: PieBird’s Chef Arthurs Wins Iron Carrot Award at “Lunch In” Photo: Culinary Job Training Students Prepare…Read More▸

Gleaning Muscadines Group
October 14, 2011

Images from Recent Food Shuttle Field Gleanings

This week IFFS gleaned 400 pounds of organic red muscadine grapes with 7 people! Thanks to the generosity of T.Y. Baker for inviting us to…Read More▸

October 13, 2011

TLC fall festival on Sunday

Triangle Land Conservancy (TLC) and partners will host a fall festival Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at the J. Logan and Elinor Moore Irvin…Read More▸

October 11, 2011

Inmates feed hungry, learn life skills

Behind the barbed-wire fences at the medium-security Johnston Correctional Institution near Wilson’s Mills, inmates have been hard at work growing food to feed the community. …Read More▸

October 10, 2011

Pork Chop Shop to Fight Childhood Hunger

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct 10, 2011—RALEIGH, NC The venerable Pork Chop Shop will again tempt the taste buds of N.C. State Fair attendees in 2011…Read More▸

October 10, 2011

Food insecurity swells as recovery lags

For the past few weeks,  folks at the NC Budget and Tax Center have written extensively about the new Census numbers that show a growing…Read More▸

October 4, 2011

Sesame Street Tackles Child Hunger, One Muppet At A Time

There’s a poignant moment right at the top of Sesame Street’s new prime-time special, “Growing Hope Against Hunger.” Everybody’s gathered for a food drive near…Read More▸

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