If you’ve ever left a meeting and thought to yourself, “that was awesome,” then you know how Farmer Foodshare’s partnership with First in Families of North Carolina started. When the South Durham Farmers' Market began offering a Wednesday market and decided to expand their Donation Station program from only Saturdays to Wednesdays as well, the search for a new recipient began and ended at First in Families of Durham.Read More
In June of this year, the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market launched a Farmer Foodshare Donation Station to connect their local farmers with agencies that serve people at risk of hunger. The Greensboro Farmers Curb Market is one of the oldest markets in NC, dating back to 1874. It also resides in one of the most food insecure cities in our nation.Read More
The 6th Annual Farmer Foodshare Challenge has come to an end and thanks to your generosity the goal was surpassed! This year we exceeded our goal of $5,000, raising at total of $5,600. This money goes directly purchasing fresh food from local farmers for hungry people in need of fresh, healthy food.Read More
"Katy!! I can't believe it. You're here. Yay!! Katy's here, everybody!" De Carlos enthusiastically shouts with his arms open wide.
"Oh my gosh, it's Katy," says Jeffrey. "What are you going to cook today?" he says with a huge smile.Read More
Thank you to everyone that participated in the 2014 Challenge! Bummed you didn’t buy a raffle ticket? Upset that you didn’t have a chance to donate? Lucky for you there’s still time! Raffle tickets can be purchased and donations can be made online through the weekend. All of the money donated goes to help buy food for hungry people! Buy or donate here: http://www.farmerfoodshare.org