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TOH 2014
January 31, 2014

“Taste of Hope” raises $109,716

It was another sold out event, as Taste of Hope commemorated its 20th year by raising $109,716! This gathering of business leaders, chefs, and hunger-fighters…Read More▸

January 31, 2014

Oats: Not Just for Breakfast!

In honor of National Oats Month, the IFFS Nutrition team has pulled some of their favorite recipes with oats to share!  Oats are an affordable…Read More▸

ann family workday Parrish Manor
January 28, 2014

Backyard Garden Update!

The following appeared in a neighborhood newsletter in the Garner community of Parrish Manor, where we work with “Raise the Roots,” a team of youth…Read More▸

January 23, 2014

Reflections on our MLK Day of Service

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day gave the VISTAs at the Food Shuttle the opportunity to get out from our desks and explore some of the…Read More▸

January 23, 2014

Eat Your Greens!

With all the kale, mustard greens, spinach, collards, and swiss chard popping up, we wanted to share some different ideas for how to use what…Read More▸

Fayetteville perfect 10 MyPlate
January 23, 2014

Teaching Healthy Food Shopping – Statewide!

Knowing how to shop healthy on a budget is a critical skill for food security and health! As the lead partner for Share Our Strength…Read More▸

2014 MLK day of service chickens
January 20, 2014

MLK Day of Service Brings Out the Volunteer Spirit

Blustery winds did not deter the chickens and nor the children who mingled on the IFFS Teaching Farm bright and early Monday morning.  As part…Read More▸

Indy Week Food Desert
January 15, 2014

N.C. food insecurity is rising

At some point since 2000, 1 in 6 North Carolinians has not had enough nutritious food to eat. Now that figure is closer to 1 in 5, ranking North Carolina sixth among the most food-insecure states in the country.Read More▸

A Place at the Table
January 15, 2014

Free “A Place at the Table” Screening: Open Your Eyes to Hunger in America

1 in 4 children in North Carolina are at risk of hunger. In the greater Triangle alone, that’s more than 119,000 children.Read More▸

Parrish Manor Dec 2013 Workshop
January 13, 2014

Organic Pest Control for Winter Gardens

In the community of Parrish Manor, the “Raise the Roots” crew is hard at work, teaching their neighbors how to garden and helping them build…Read More▸

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