Ask Leah! The Ingles Dietitian

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ingles dietitianAt Ingles we work with many community groups throughout the year. Fund raisers, special events, food collections... here are some of our community partners that make a difference in Western North Carolina especially in food and nutrition issues.


ASAP ( Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project) - ASAP helps us connect with local farmers and promote locally grown products.

Eblen Charities - Eblen and Ingles partner on numerous events like "Headlock on Hunger" to collect food and cash donations at wrestling events and "Giving Thanks at Thanksgiving", providing ingredients for a Thanksgiving meal to families in need in WNC. 

Manna Food Bank - Working to end hunger in Western NC by providing food to 248 partner agencies in 16 counties in WNC. Ingles provides Manna with thousands of pounds of food donations annually and also sponsors the Ingles Giving Tree at the Asheville Mall to benefit Manna Food Bank 

Leah McGrath, RDN, LDN

Ingles Markets Corporate Dietitian

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