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Local Farm Finds Creative Way to Spread Cheer & Help Feed Hungry Children

This is a guest blog post from Taylor Loyal, our Development Manager serving Rutherford County and surrounding areas. Anyone who has been to Batey Farms in Murfreesboro during the past couple of weeks knows that the sunflowers there make the perfect backdrop for a family portrait. What they might not know is that the sunflowers are part Read More

UnitedHealthcare Provides a Hunger Free Summer!

Earlier this month, we partnered with UnitedHealthcare to help provide a hunger free summer for those in need. Employee volunteers joined us at OneGenAway in Franklin for a Mobile Pantry. Mobile Pantries serve nearly 15,000 pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables to individuals and families in need during one-day food distributions, similar to a farmers’ market. Together, we provided approximately Read More

The Green Bean Project

Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee launched the Green Bean Project in June 2015 in partnership with Hughes Farms & Produce located in Crossville, Tenn. Learn more about this innovative Farm to Families program project by watching the video below.   Hughes Farm discards 3 million pounds of green beans each year. The beans are Read More

Registration Now Open for Food 2 Families Annual School Food Drive!

It’s that time of year again! Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee & WKRN News 2 are teaming up for the annual Food 2 Families school food drive. Elementary, Middle, and High Schools are encouraged to participate in the food drive running through the end of October. Register your school for the 2016 Food 2 Read More

Project Reflect & Goodall Homes Celebrate a Hunger Free Summer

On Friday, June 17, Second Harvest kicked off its Hunger Free Summer campaign to provide 4 million meals with an event at the Food Bank in partnership with Project Reflect, one of Second Harvest’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sites and Goodall Homes, the official Hunger Free Summer sponsor. Children from Project Reflect participated in activities with Goodall Homes volunteers, including a seed Read More

First Harvest Café Menus June 22 & 24

*Our First Harvest Cafe kitchen is full of campers for the Cooks Rule! Cooking Camp this week. New Hickory Street Provisions will be parked in the front of Second Harvest’s parking lot. Orders will be taken directly from the trucks, and prices vary by order. Seating will be available as usual on our patio and Read More