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August 31, 2012

New Fall Farms and Gardens Internships

IFFS is very excited to share our NFG Internship program to assist in the work of the Nutrition, Farms and Gardens Programs!  These internships are…Read More▸

Charlotte Brody Discovery Garden
August 27, 2012

Planting the Seeds of Knowledge

The new Charlotte Brody Discovery Garden at Duke Gardens will be donating produce to Inter-Faith Food Shuttle through our Plant a Row for the Hungry…Read More▸

August 20, 2012

New Chefs-To-Be in Town

Congratulations to our most recent Cooking Matters graduates!! Over the course of six weeks, fifteen kids from Apex UMC’s Fiesta Cristiana Spanish worship service chopped,…Read More▸

August 20, 2012

Help Fight Childhood Hunger: Mix 101.5 WRAL-FM’s BackPack Buddies Food Drive August 23, 2012

One in five children in North Carolina is hungry. Heartbreakingly, that number jumps to one in four children under the age of five. Inter-Faith Food…Read More▸

Sol Food Mobile Farm
August 18, 2012

From dream to vision: Bus tour connects urban dwellers with local farmers

Sol Food Mobile Farm, now touring the country, started in Durham with a little help in making connections from IFFS Executive Director Jill Staton Bullard.…Read More▸

August 15, 2012

Budget Conscious Cooks

IFFS works with dedicated Cooking Matters satellite partners to help even more families learn to cook healthy meals on a limited budget. This ‘Quick Chef’…Read More▸

August 11, 2012

Food banks’ lean times threaten to get worse

An op-ed by Alan Briggs, Executive Director of the N.C. Association of Feeding America Food Bank, on government cuts to nutritional assistance programs such as…Read More▸

West End Garden group
August 10, 2012

WEGarden Creativity: Growing Strong

In the West End Neighborhood Community Garden in Durham, IFFS works with neighborhood youth.  The garden is a place to grow food and to grow…Read More▸

PORCH Durham Magazine
August 7, 2012

How sweet it is

Jen Meldrum is now the Summer Local Lady GODIVA Honoree in the Central Southeast region, nominated for her work with PORCH-Durham, which supports IFFS’s BackPack…Read More▸

August 2, 2012

Reasons To Volunteer

Everyone has different reasons for volunteering with Cooking Matters.  At the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, we appreciate every single one of them!…Read More▸

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