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Map the Meal Gap
April 28, 2016

Feeding America: Food insecurity down slightly in IFFS service area

“The numbers are improving, but there is still a long way to go before our work is done and the Triangle is hunger-free,” says Jill Staton Bullard, IFFS Co-Founder and Emeritus CEO.Read More▸

Jauntavia Prather during her service trip to IFFS Geer Street Learning Garden
April 26, 2016

Guest Blog: A Week In Durham

"What I believed food insecurity to be, and what I actually found it to be, were two completely different, totally complex ideas." -Jauntavia PratherRead More▸

IFFS volunteer Anna Kearney
April 25, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Anna Kearney

Anna was first drawn to the Food Shuttle's mission and holistic approach to solving hunger. But it's the goats on the Teaching Farm that keep her coming back!Read More▸

Facing west on Geer Street. Reinvestment Partners and the Geer Street Learning Garden on the left. Photo by Holly Bourne.
April 23, 2016

100 East Geer Street

IFFS is collaborating up and down an East-Durham city block, working towards establishing a local, urban food system.Read More▸

2015 Annual Report
April 19, 2016

IFFS 2015 “Growing” Report

In keeping with our tagline "We Feed. We Teach. We Grow.", our 2015 Growing Report illustrates the difference our volunteers, donors, staff, and partners made last year in the fight against hunger. Read More▸

Jill Staton Bullard
April 12, 2016

Jill Bullard discusses food insecurity with NC Policy Watch

Jill Staton Bullard appears on "News and Views" with Chris Fitzsimon to discuss food insecurity and details of a new GSK Impact grant that will help...Read More▸

Second Saturday pickling workshop at Camden Street Learning Garden
April 9, 2016

STORIFY: 2ndSaturday Pickling Workshop at Camden Street Learning Garden

PHOTOS: Attendees celebrated food & community as local chefs Andrew Ullom, Steve Goff & Geoff Seelen taught how to preserve & ferment foods.Read More▸

BackPack Buddies bag with food
April 7, 2016

The History of BackPack Buddies

As our timeline shows, BackPack Buddies has grown substantially, both in hungry kids served, but also in terms of community members engaged in this effort.Read More▸

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