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July 31, 2012

Young Farmer Training Program

First year participants of Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s Young Farmer Training Program (YFTP) recently graduated from the six-week Cooking Matters for Teens series, where they learned…Read More▸

July 31, 2012

BackPack Buddies to Benefit from 5th Annual North Hills 5K

North Raleigh Ministries acts a a “hub” for Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s BackPack Buddies program, providing weekend meals for 80 food insecure children in Wake County.…Read More▸

YFTP This and That Jam
July 26, 2012

Jam Session: YFTP Apprentices learn to preserve what they grow

Last Tuesday on the IFFS Wake County Teaching Farm, the Young Farmer Training Program (YFTP) Apprentices were stirring up some great things – stirring a…Read More▸

YFTP Sandie
July 24, 2012

Food Shuttle Fills Bellies, Feeds Minds

A bountiful harvest of garden-fresh produce is every home gardener’s vision. But what if you didn’t have access to fresh, homegrown, healthy food?  That’s just…Read More▸

July 20, 2012

Farm It Forward

Through the Farm It Forward Partnership of Inter-Faith Food Shuttle (IFFS), Advocates for Health in Action, The Produce Box, and WakeMed’s Energize! program, four families…Read More▸

Cuba car
July 17, 2012

Jill & Sun’s Excellent Cuban Adventure: Lessons for Food Production in NC

IFFS Farm Educator, Sun Butler, along with IFFS Co-Founder and Executive Director, Jill Staton Bullard, and IFFS Board Chair, Ardie Gregory, spent June 3-13 in…Read More▸

July 16, 2012

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle and Longview School as a Growing Power ROTC: Training Young Farmers and Food Activists

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle and Longview School are proud to partner to become the newest Regional Outreach Training Center (ROTC) for Growing Power. Growing Power is…Read More▸

Sun in Cuba
July 9, 2012

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s Jill Bullard and Sun Butler discuss new efforts to combat hunger in N.C. and lessons from Cuba

Jill and Sun discuss food insecurity in NC, Urban Ag & YFTP, some of IFFS’s newest innovative solutions to grow a healthy local food system,…Read More▸

summer meals
July 6, 2012

Kids Eat Here Free

For many kids, the meals they receive at school through free and reduced price lunch programs are instrumental in ensuring they get adequate nutrition for…Read More▸

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