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December 2, 2016

Farm to Food Bank

Apparently, the old adage “beauty is only skin deep” applies to fruits and veggies, too. Through a North Carolina initiative known as “Farm to Food…Read More▸

IFFS's RJ Srinath leads a grocery store tour.
November 6, 2016

Cooking Matters at the Store: Holiday Edition

IFFS believes Nutrition Education is crucial to empowering people to meet their own food needs and growing a just and sustainable local food system that…Read More▸

October 14, 2016

IFFS Celebrates 2016 Food Day

Food Day inspires Americans to change their diets and our food policies. Every October 24, thousands of events all around the country bring Americans together…Read More▸

August 30, 2016

Cooking Matters Tours Popping Up All Over

Cooking Matters at the Store (CMATS) is an informative, engaging, and effective program that provides ready-to-use nutrition and finance info to low-income individuals. But suppose…Read More▸

WakeMed Farmer' Market Shaniqua “Shonny” Lyons and family
July 21, 2016

For Shonny Lyons, WakeMed Farmers Market Delivers

The Lyons family has been coming to the WakeMed Farmers Market for two years because it offers food desert residents access to fresh, locally grown produce. Read More▸

SNAP - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
December 10, 2015

Our Take: White House Releases New Report on Benefits of SNAP

Inter-Faith Food Shuttle enjoyed reading the White House's SNAP report. Here are 3 key findings we think you should see:Read More▸

November 4, 2015

WATCH: Your support in action at IFFS

A 1-minute feel-good tour of the many ways YOUR SUPPORT helps Feed, Teach, and Grow to end hunger.Read More▸

June 28, 2015

Volunteer Spotlight: Manju Karkare

"My greatest reward is when the cooking class participants try something new and like it."Read More▸

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▸

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