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Turkey and Rice Soup
November 29, 2013

Thanksgiving Leftovers

After hours and days and weeks of planning, Thanksgiving has come and gone, leaving in its wake several days worth of leftovers.  While one could…Read More▸

Bragg HBI tour Sally
November 26, 2013

Grocery Store Tours Part of Healthy Base Initiative

The healthy commissary shopping tours at Bragg South, referred to as "Cooking Matters - In The Store," were part of a partnership with Share Our Strength, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. Tour leaders were comprised of Share Our Strength staff and the local Inter-Faith Food Shuttle group.Read More▸

Michelle Madeley
November 24, 2013

Thanksgiving a time to ponder food insecure among prosperity

A guest column in the Herald Sun by IFFS summer field gleaning intern, Michelle Madeley:  Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season, a time…Read More▸

Turkey Takeout 2013
November 21, 2013

A Turkey Day Surprise

Some Triangle families will be receiving a Turkey Day surprise this year thanks to area nonprofits. Inter-Faith Food Shuttle (IFFS) held our annual “Turkey Takeout”…Read More▸

Raleigh City Farm CRAFT United Piedmont
November 20, 2013

Farm Where You Live, Even in the City: CRAFT United Piedmont at Raleigh City Farm

A year and a half ago, a vacant lot lay at the corner of N Blount St. and Franklin in downtown Raleigh. Now, Raleigh City Farm has transformed the piece of land into what they call a “Community Supported Farm,” and the area is seeing some economic revitalization happening around it. On Sunday, November 11th, the Collaborative Alliance for Farmer Training (CRAFT), United Piedmont gathered at the farm to learn about their model: Agriculture with an urban strategy, production emphasis, community mission, and restaurant support.Read More▸

Travis and crops
November 20, 2013

Cultivating Reform: Planting the Seeds for Healing the Food System

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is addressing a very real and immediate problem of food insecurity. IFFS may also be one of thousands of groups across the world cultivating a new crop of the very people who could help begin to mend the system as a whole.Read More▸

Turkey Takeout loading 2013
November 19, 2013

“Turkey Takeout” Feeds Families Thanksgiving Meals

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle held its 7th annual "Turkey Takeout" event Thursday, Nov.21st to distribute turkeys, fresh produce, bread, and pies to partner agencies and pantries for families in need this Thanksgiving. Food was donated by U.S. Foods, Ford's Produce, FarmPak, and other food donors, as well as gleaned from farmers' fields by Inter-Faith Food Shuttle volunteers.Read More▸

Hoke Street Green Effect
November 14, 2013

Turn the World Around

Interfaith Food Shuttle and the Fertile Ground Food Cooperative co-sponsored a community listening and working session at the Hoke Street urban garden. The event was…Read More▸

November 13, 2013

Protein Power and Portions

As Inter-Faith Food Shuttle works to increase access to fresh and local produce in low-income communities, Food Matters ensures that people have the knowledge and…Read More▸

Hydroponic Lettuce
November 11, 2013

Endless Sun Produce: Hyper-Local Lettuce Grown by IFFS Incubator Farmers Chase Werner and Matt Spitzer

Chase Werner and Matt Spitzer have been friends since middle school. Now, they’re business partners in Endless Sun Produce, growing salad greens and culinary herbs…Read More▸

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