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March 30, 2012

Celebrating with Healthy Snacks

To celebrate their success, Cooking Matters participants at Fellowship HR made baked tortilla chips, mango salsa, and cranberry-lime fizz, a tasty alternative to sugary sodas.  …Read More▸

March 29, 2012

IFFS in the Feeding America Spotlight

IFFS is a member of Feeding America, the national network of Food Banks, and they have featured our programs three times in the past week!…Read More▸

March 27, 2012

“Hunger Hits Home” April 14th on Food Network

********************** “Hunger Hits Home” April 14th 8:00pm EST on Food Network *********************** Watch the trailer here. One in five children under age 18 right here…Read More▸

March 26, 2012

IFFS Spring Fling Farm Festival 4/1

Come out and join the fun this weekend!…Read More▸

Lettuce Wraps Durham Garden
March 20, 2012

Eating Veggies in the Garden

A group of 3rd and 4th graders visited the West End Neighborhood Community Garden on Thursday afternoon.  IFFS’s Nutrition Education Program, Food Matters, was there…Read More▸

March 19, 2012


Teens at Parrish Manor made breakfast burritos with eggs, beans, and veggies as well as pineapple and cucumber salsa… After a tasty meal, we composted…Read More▸

March 19, 2012

YFTP Apprentices and PAR “Dig In!”

Kicking off the 2012 Spring Workshops for IFFS Nutrition, Farms, and Gardens,  on Saturday, March 10th, we took part in Wake Advocates for Health in…Read More▸

Highlands PAR Garden
March 11, 2012

Gardeners unite to grow food for the needy

Gardeners anxious to get their hands dirty thought Saturday about the taste of freshly picked vegetables and donating some of what they grow to needy…Read More▸

March 8, 2012

2012 Spring Workshop Schedule for IFFS Nutrition, Farms, & Gardens

We’ve planned a great spring full of opportunities to learn and share about growing, cooking and eating healthfully. Please join us as often as you…Read More▸

March 7, 2012

Apple Crisp

During a celebratory Cooking Matters class graduation, kids at the Lyon Park Community Center in Durham make apple crisp using whole grain oats, whole wheat…Read More▸

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