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SE Raleigh Farm Stand first customer
August 30, 2013

Raleigh Neighborhood Gets Fresh Food Stand to Help Residents

Some capital city residents are getting access to farm fresh food months after two grocery stores closed in their area.  The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle of…Read More▸

August 30, 2013

Hot Peppers, Hot Sauce: IFFS Incubator Farmer Mike Carpenter

Mike Carpenter, 28, is a chemical engineer and biofuels researcher by trade, but he also has a passion for peppers, spicy food, and growing things.…Read More▸

SE Raleigh Farm Stand produce
August 29, 2013

Food stand to offer produce in southeast Raleigh

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle will begin operating a produce stand in southeast Raleigh this weekend to fill the void left after Kroger closed a supermarket in…Read More▸

August 28, 2013

More Kids Fed, Thanks to You and the Mix 101.5 BackPack Buddies Food Drive

Many thanks to all who donated at this year’s Mix 101.5 WRAL-FM’s BackPack Buddies Food Drive – thanks to you, we can not only better…Read More▸

Michelle Madeley
August 26, 2013

Lettuce all glean! The power of greens, beans, and volunteer machines

Reflections from a summer spent gleaning, from our pun-loving Field Gleaning Intern Michelle Madeley This summer, I interned with the Field Gleaning Program at the…Read More▸

SE Raleigh Farm Stand veggies
August 21, 2013

Raleigh Area Development Authority Partners with Inter-Faith Food Shuttle to Bring Healthy Foods to Southeast Raleigh

The Raleigh Area Development Authority (RADA) announces the selection of the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle (IFFS) to operate a Farm Stand in Southeast Raleigh, which will bring fresh produce to a community with few healthy food options.Read More▸

BackPack Buddies kid group
August 19, 2013

“If I didn’t get a BackPack…”

If you have ever thought hunger is not a problem in our community, consider this comment from a Wake County 3rd grader, just this past…Read More▸

Listening Session
August 18, 2013

Wiggins: Inter-Faith Food Shuttle sees programs grow

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is helping stir the proverbial pot with tools to help us feed, teach and grow, from addressing Southeast Raleigh’s dearth of healthy,…Read More▸

August 14, 2013

Saving Butterflies, Growing Food: IFFS Incubator Farmer Elizabeth Mann

Elizabeth Mann’s gardening adventure all began with a packet of tomato seeds. Five raised garden beds, 100 monarch butterflies, two certifications (one in permaculture, one…Read More▸

LL Urban Farms Hydroponics
August 9, 2013

CRAFT Group Learns Hydroponics at LL Urban Farms

Two local couples, Jim and Debbie Loy and Glen and Barb Lang, had never grown anything prior to Oct 29, 2012. But after a two-day…Read More▸

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