In late July, I experienced the proudest moment of my life. FNC gifted me with an award to be presented annually in recognition of my volunteer efforts, the “Zach Hughes Community Service Award.” I was floored, and honestly, am still in shock. As I sit here at FNC’s main office after a successful first semester at […]
We are very excited to announce our brand new youth program in partnership with Drexel University’s Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Services. We are looking for Philadelphia High School Students who are interested in this unique 12 week program. Each participant gets an opportunity to learn about cooking, nutrition, fitness, mindfulness, and community […]
It is hard to believe that we are in the 5th month of this 2015-2016 Fiscal Year! There are so many things for us to be thankful for as we move toward this holiday season, and there are still many struggles and obstacles for us to find a way over. We are most fortunate for […]
I find it hard to believe that we are already through the first quarter of this new fiscal year! With all of the changes at FNC, it has certainly seemed like a whirlwind! We have a lot of things to celebrate as we move into the fall. First Board Meeting of the Revamped Board of […]
Please visit the various addresses listed on the flyer below to attend at least one of the information sessions, in order to get to know more about recruitment, essential requirements, and more about the USLA program.
We just concluded an eventful summer program on our farms, and I have to say it was pretty amazing. Lots of planting and harvesting got completed, and the dedicated summer interns always showed up excited and ready to work till the very end of the summer program. We are moving into a busy and fun-filled […]
Strangelove’s was the setting for an August 6th mixer bringing together our returning board members, our new members and our staff. Even with the busy summer in full swing, we found time to bring folks together for a chance to meet each other and set the tone for a new year of partnership! I hope […]
Back in February of 2014, I received a meeting invitation from our then Director of Youth Programs, Claire McEachern. She was inviting me to be a part of an introductory meeting with a young man who had responded to a request for a volunteer intern at FNC to help us develop a new web presence. […]