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COOKING MATTERS: New class emphasizes nutrition, budgeting PART 1
March 27, 2016

COOKING MATTERS: New class emphasizes nutrition, budgeting

A cooking class in Hillsborough is geared toward low-income families and focuses on nutritious cooking and shopping on a budget.Read More▸

A Packed Kitchen Cooking Matters
March 23, 2016

Nutrition Education offered state-wide

You may know IFFS as a Triangle organization, but our Nutrition Education department reaches from Boone to Morehead City - thanks to Satellite Partners!Read More▸

CJTP 71 graduation
March 18, 2016

“Now I can cook as a chef!” IFFS graduates 71st CJTP class

On Saint Patrick’s day, our Culinary Job Training Program graduated two fresh-out-of-the-box cooks: Fatma and Patrick. What a way to kick off spring!Read More▸

WRAL New Media team at Camden Street Learning Garden
March 17, 2016

WRAL New Media Digs the Camden St. Learning Garden

WRAL.com's New Media team decided to leave the keyboards at the office and pick up a shovel at Camden St. Learning Garden.Read More▸

Seed to Supper graduation
March 16, 2016

Seed to Supper Graduates Ready to Grow

13 students completed the beginner gardening course, and are now armed with the knowledge and continuing resources to grow healthy food at home.Read More▸

Fostering Wellness participants
March 10, 2016

$1 million GSK IMPACT Grant awarded to build healthy futures for young people aging out of foster care in the Triangle

GSK, with Triangle Community Foundation, awarded a $1M, 2-year GSK IMPACT Grant to Fostering Wellness, an initiative of 7 nonprofits - including IFFS.Read More▸

IFFS AmeriCorps current and alumni
March 8, 2016

Celebrating Community Champions during AmeriCorps Week

In honor of AmeriCorps Week, we’d like to introduce you to our three current AmeriCorpsRead More▸

Families share a meal during a pilot program that aimed to teach participants how to cook healthy foods on a budget.
March 4, 2016

Raleigh program encourages families to cook healthy meals together

IFFS partnered with CONCERT, Inc. & Enloe High School to bring families together through preparing and eating healthy meals, even on a budget.Read More▸

Landon and Sam showing off this huge zucchini from Marjorie's garden bed at the Camden Street Learning Garden. It's almost as big as Sam!
March 2, 2016

Dig In to Build Community

Principal Financial Group's $20,000 donation will allow Camden Street Learning Garden to teach even more kids to grow - and eat - vegetables.Read More▸

Dylan McFatrich
March 1, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Dylan McFatrich

Dylan McFatrich is a regular volunteer at the Camden Street Learning Garden – and has a knack for turning garden chores into kid-friendly games.Read More▸

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