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NC Health News Food Day
October 30, 2013

Grocery Tour Sheds Light on Healthy, Budget-Friendly Shopping

Learning how to change unhealthy eating habits starts with learning how to shop and stretch a food dollar. IFFS’s “Cooking Matters at the Store,” nutrition…Read More▸

Ever Laughter Farm caterpillar tunnel
October 30, 2013

CRAFT United Piedmont at Ever Laughter Farm: Sharing about Tool-Sharing and How to Grow Year-Round

No tools? No problem? Beginning farmers and the farm-curious came from Wilmington to Rougemont to learn about a tool-lending co-op that allows beginning, first-generation farmers…Read More▸

CMATS Food Day
October 28, 2013

Shoppers tour Smithfield grocery store to learn about healthy foods

As part of Food Day, the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle came to the Food Lion on Bright Leaf Boulevard to teach about healthy shopping and cooking.…Read More▸

JKH ABC Story
October 26, 2013

Day of service, birthday bash honor slain Raleigh woman

Friends and family, including Jamie Kirk Hahn’s mother and stepfather, showed up along with complete strangers at Inter-Faith Food Shuttle for a day of service.…Read More▸

JKHF day of service
October 26, 2013

Slain political activist Jamie Hahn honored with launch of foundation

“Food and security is something that she cared very deeply about, especially with children,” Pearce said. So it made sense that when the Jamie Kirk…Read More▸

JKH WNCN story
October 25, 2013

Friends and family honor Jamie Hahn’s life by volunteering

On Saturday more than 100 volunteers worked at the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, working on construction projects, planting produce, and packaging fresh produce to deliver to…Read More▸

Herald Sun Food Day, photo by Christine T. Nguyen
October 24, 2013

Finding healthier, inexpensive foods

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle’s “Cooking Matters at the Store,” aims to teach consumers how to cost-effectively buy healthy food. Tours were held in 11 Food Lion…Read More▸

Cooking Matters smoothies
October 21, 2013

Sugar Overload Season and Healthy Alternatives

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle delivers fresh produce in low income neighborhoods through Mobile Markets, meeting people at their point of need.  Did you know we also…Read More▸

Food Day Kyle
October 16, 2013

Program focuses on how to buy healthy, affordable food

Using $10 Food Lion gift cards, several hundred people from low-income neighborhoods in the Triangle area will get a chance next week to practice buying…Read More▸

IFFS_Packing at Durham Service Center
October 16, 2013

State Officials Throw Food Banks a Lifeline

After months of struggling with reduced funding and increased demand, food banks around North Carolina will get some assistance from state government. IFFS has seen …Read More▸

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