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May 18, 2016

Florence finds food, friendships at Mobile Markets

Without IFFS it would be difficult for seniors to access & afford the food they need to eat well. As a bonus, Florence's neighbors now cook & share meals together.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▸

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▸

November 17, 2015

In photos: The magic of Camden Street Learning Garden

Words alone cannot describe the magic that is growing in the heart of the Southeast Raleigh food desert. Thank goodness for photos!Read More▸

October 22, 2015

What does BackPack Buddies do for your family?

That's the question School Counselor Katie Trueman asked her students one week. Even she was surprised by some of the answers.Read More▸

June 2, 2015

Jill Staton Bullard discusses food deserts across NC

Jill Staton Bullard appears on WRAL-FM to discuss food deserts & efforts to alleviate hunger across North Carolina with Chris Fitzsimon.Read More▸

May 19, 2015

Food Shuttle cuts ribbon on new Teaching Farm ‘Village’

Whether it’s raining, or whether the sun is shining way too high, the new classroom gives our Incubator Farmers an opportunity to continue learning indoors.Read More▸

The Food Mover - IFFS' Monthly Newsletter
May 15, 2015

April/May Newsletter: Doing the Impossible

Jill writes her thanks to IFFS volunteers, new data from Feeding America, Q&A with ED Dave Koch, new classroom dedicated, Recipe of the Month...and more!Read More▸

May 1, 2015

Community unites to dedicate new Camden Street Learning Garden classroom to Jamie Kirk Hahn

“We’re all from different backgrounds & we’re all here sharing a meal together in honor of somebody who inspired this garden from its very roots."Read More▸

April 27, 2015

Camden Street Learning Garden helps grow food, community in Southeast Raleigh

"It's kind of fun because we get to plant whatever we want and we eat healthy stuff and it keeps us living," said Jermain Sanders.Read More▸

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