Posts tagged Inter-Faith Food Shuttle

News Roundup: April 26-May 2

Each week we round up the latest N.C. agricultural headlines from news outlets across the state and country, as well as excerpts from the stories. Click on the links to go straight to the full story. “With planting season, slow-moving farm equipment returns to NC roads,” News & Observer: It’s planting season for farmers, and […]

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Inter-Faith Food Shuttle receives “eggscellent” donation from Dunkin’ Donuts and NC farm

In advance of Easter, Inter-Faith Food Shuttle in Raleigh received a generous donation of 81,900 eggs from egg farmers and Dunkin’ Donuts. Dunkin’ Donuts teamed up with America’s Egg Farmers’ Good Egg Project to donate one egg to Feeding America food banks for every Eggs Benedict Sandwich sold during the first week of March. The […]

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‘Week of Giving’ starts today at the State Farmers Market

Throughout the year, State Farmers Market vendors donate about 1.5 million pounds of unwanted fresh produce to the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle. During the “Week of Giving” food drive, which runs through Saturday, market visitors can join in the effort and help local families in need this holiday season. Last year, market visitors donated more than […]

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Agriculture and social media: Telling your story

For many organizations, last year was the beginning of their journey into social media. Others are trying to figure out why they should give a “tweet” about sites such as Facebook or Twitter. One organization actively using social media tools is the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, which works closely with vendors at the State Farmers Market to redistribute […]

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Plant-a-row for the hungry

The NCDA&CS has many partners, but few have a direct impact on the lives of people in North Carolina like our partnership with hunger relief agencies across the state. From Feeding America Food Banks that are served through commodity deliveries from the Emergency Feeding Assistance Program to transportation help that is given to the Society […]

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