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March 31, 2015

Learning to Shop “Healthy on a Budget” with IFFS

We learned how to scan product labels for healthy ingredients, how to compare unit costs, and how to meet our nutrition needs on a $10 budget. Read More▸

March 31, 2015

March Newsletter: Healthy Food, Not ANY Food

"Cheap high-calorie food is the enemy, but that is often the only option for families living in food deserts," writes Jill Staton Bullard.Read More▸

March 26, 2015

Volunteers Lend a Hand at ‘Farm Madness’ Workday

50+ volunteers & staff took a break from college hoops to volunteer at Tryon Road Teaching Farm. Many wore school colors to celebrate 'Farm Madness'.Read More▸

March 26, 2015

Volunteer Spotlight: Darlynn McCarter

Meet Darlynn McCarter. She began volunteering with IFFS 6 years ago packing produce bags. Now she's a “Warehouse Warrior” and teaches Nutrition Education.Read More▸

Farm Stand Opening Day
March 24, 2015

May 9th Opening for Tryon Road Farm Stand

After an abbreviated May schedule (2 days/week), IFFS's Farm Stand will sell local produce & eggs three days a week from June-October.Read More▸

March 23, 2015

IFFS Active at No Kid Hungry Conference

IFFS's Nutrition Educators & Childhood Hunger Programs Manager, Kyle Abrams, shared the #HungerFreeNC philosophy at NC's 'No Kid Hungry' Conference.Read More▸

March 19, 2015

Fighting Hunger with Nutrition Education

Hunger in America comes from a lack of nutritious foods, not just a lack of food in general. That's where IFFS’s Nutrition Education division steps in.Read More▸

March 19, 2015

Customers, Corporations Join Together to Fight Hunger

As proven by Walling & Spencer and Relay Foods, when consumers choose to shop with companies who choose to give back: hunger loses, & community wins.Read More▸

March 16, 2015

4 Healthy Recipes for Eating “Green”

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, IFFS’s Nutrition Educators have put together some great healthy recipes to help anyone (Irish or not) celebrate!Read More▸

March 16, 2015

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle feeding Wake County’s young

According to Wake Co. Public School System, about half of the county's students rely on the free & reduced lunch program, & many go hungry on the weekends.Read More▸

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