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February 23, 2017

A Night for Hunger Relief

The 23rd annual Taste of Hope gala was held January 29 at the Umstead Hotel & Spa in Cary. The evening, as always, combined exquisite…Read More▸

February 20, 2017

Creating an Urban Farm: a two-part Q&A with Farm Manager Fred Baldwin

Part I—Moving a farm, how and why? The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle teaching farm is moving…but not too far—just across Dover Farm Rd! Farm Manager Fred…Read More▸

January 31, 2017

Culinary Job Training grad finds success at Lucky 32

Garrick Knight knows just how lucky he is. College wasn’t the right path for him and he was having a hard time landing a job.…Read More▸

January 17, 2017

Feeding Heart, Body & Soul at the West Johnston Food Pantry

Feeding heart, body and soul. That’s what Rosa Lee Robinson and the West Johnston High School Food Pantry are all about. Rosa Lee is both…Read More▸

January 11, 2017

Mobile Markets Making a Difference

The Food Shuttle partners with area community centers and houses of worship to distribute healthy fresh foods free into low-income neighborhoods. Open Mobile Markets put…Read More▸

January 4, 2017

Volunteer Spotlight: Elaine Walsh

Elaine Walsh is a recently retired resident of Willow Spring. She is an IFFS Ambassador and front desk volunteer. How did you find out about…Read More▸

December 20, 2016

Jubilee at the 73rd Culinary Job Training Graduation

The 73rd Culinary Job Training Graduation on Friday, December 16th was a time for joyful noise.  Four young students broke out into celebratory song after…Read More▸

December 9, 2016

Guest Blog: Growing Community

Katie Murray is the Raleigh Urban Ag Programs Manager and has been the visionary behind the Camden Street Learning Garden since its inception in June…Read More▸

December 2, 2016

Refugee Stories: “We want to stand up on our own.”

Every person we serve has a story. BackPack Buddies kids, CJTP students, Seed to Supper graduates, all of them have an enlightening story to tell.…Read More▸

December 2, 2016

Emergency Response and Disaster Relief

IFFS provides ongoing assistance to individuals, families and nonprofits across the Triangle, but we also have a responsibility to provide disaster relief to communities affected…Read More▸

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