Knowing how to grow food is an important step toward developing a locally-owned food system that builds sufficiency and community power.
The more we understand about growing and preparing food, the healthier we are.
The Food Shuttle maintains two urban gardens: a demonstration garden on Geer Street in Durham and a community garden on Camden Street in Raleigh. These locations engage citizens in growing techniques, food production, bee pollination, and health education.
Food Shuttle Learning Gardens
Camden Street Learning Garden315 Camden Street, Raleigh, N.C.
The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle will start their Seed to Supper, adult gardening education course in Durham this April. Learn more about the Seed to Supper program and sign up to participate!
LeithCars.com is partnering with the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle to launch a live stream of the Food Shuttle goat paddock.
Interested in learning more about our Urban Agriculture Education Sprout Scouts program? Read what a typical day is like for the students at Bugg Elementary School enrolled in Sprout Scouts.
The Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is excited to have two new Food Corps AmeriCorps members, Nathalie Kauz and Annie Kersting, and a new Share Our Strength AmeriCorps member, Caity Ashley, join the Food Shuttle staff for one year. Hear from our new AmeriCorps to learn what brought them to the Food Shuttle!
Check out what’s happening at the Food Shuttle Farm and get some great recipes!
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, Blue Cross NC, Durham Bulls and Bland Landscaping collaboration to provide fresh produce for low-income families
A Tucson, Arizona, urban farm brings residents better nutrition and builds community. It’s a win-win. An example of a different agricultural approach is Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, which serves seven North Carolina counties, recovering and gleaning about 6 million pounds of food a year that would otherwise have gone to waste.
Meet Barbara and Marion—best friends and Seed to Supper and Growing Community participants.
Inter-faith Food Shuttle Camden Learning Garden. June 2017 (photo by Sara D. Davis)
It’s a Monday morning at Eastway Elementary and third graders are learning how healthy soil is vital to growing nutrient-rich vegetables. They’re even learning how those veggies create a healthy diet.