Featuring a letter from Jill, big news in Durham, BackPack Buddies buzz, Plant-A-Row behind the scenes, HungerFreeNC look-back, volunteer spotlight & more!
Generous gardeners donate surplus produce to IFFS via the Plant a Row for the Hungry program. Here's how that healthy food reaches neighbors in need...
Featuring a letter from Jill, unique solutions to summer hunger, CJTP & Teaching Farm celebrations, special corporate food donation, & volunteer spotlight
Whether it’s raining, or whether the sun is shining way too high, the new classroom gives our Incubator Farmers an opportunity to continue learning indoors.
IFFS is collaborating on the WakeMed Farmers’ Market, located in the SE Raleigh food desert to increase access to healthy 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.
After an abbreviated May schedule (2 days/week), IFFS's Farm Stand will sell local produce & eggs three days a week from June-October.
While the roads are too slick to travel, enjoy a few animal photos from our Tryon Road Teaching Farm of our "surprise" snowy weather this morning.
Dine out at one of these locations, and support the success of our Culinary Job Training Program in the process!