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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▸

November 16, 2016

Fostering Futures Through Job Training

A new collaboration with Fostering Wellness has IFFS providing job readiness training to youth who are about to age out of the foster-care system. The…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▸

November 3, 2016

Food Day 2016

Food Day inspires Americans to improve their diets and understand our food policies. On a single day in October, thousands of events all around the…Read More▸

November 3, 2016

Volunteer Spotlight—The Cantrell Family

The Cantrell Family–Daryl & Jessica, and their six kids Rachel (11), Laura (9), Jacob (8), Michael (7), Katie (5), and Nathan (4)–all volunteer! The family…Read More▸

October 14, 2016

Breaking Ground on the Teaching Farm’s New Home

For eight years our Teaching Farm has been a locus for food-systems education, volunteerism, corporate involvement, and sustainable local produce. But the time has come…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▸

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