Band Together NC, a Triangle-based organization that uses live music as a platform for social change, has announced Inter-Faith Food Shuttle as its 2019 nonprofit partner. Inter-Faith Food Shuttle pioneers innovative, transformative solutions designed to end hunger in our community.
On Friday, October 20th, store managers and staff from area Food Lion stores joined forces with the Food Shuttle for Food Lion Feed’s latest Great Pantry Makeover…this time at Shaw University in downtown Raleigh.
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.
This week, Cary Academy and Durham Academy came out to The Food Shuttle Farm and our Geer Street Learning Garden to do some hard work and learn more about food insecurity and how Inter-Faith Food Shuttle is fighting hunger in the Triangle.
Volunteers are truly the life blood of our operations and this Hunger Action Month we wanted to take the time to show you how much support we get, nearly every single day from our corporate volunteers that make our programs successful!
“I’m going to try to make myself something bigger than I am. I’m going to be like Chef Kitty one day.” Those were the words of Kyesha after she graduated from the 10-week Fostering Wellness Workforce Readiness program.
Working to improve my community is important to me and I’ve had the honor of serving an organization for the last four years that works tirelessly to improve the lives of some of the most vulnerable people living in and around the Triangle.
What does it take to make a garden grow? Seeds, soil, fertilizer, water, bees and a whole lot of hard work. It sounds simple, but growing a successful community garden on a vacant lot in downtown Durham requires commitment and tremendous effort from many people.