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First Harvest Café Menu October 18 & October 20

Important Update about our Culinary Arts Center and First Harvest Café

Updates about our Culinary Arts Center

We are so thankful to the customers, volunteers and staff who have supported our Culinary Arts Center over the years. On December 12, 2017, the Culinary Arts Center will be closing to make way for an exciting new Volunteer Engagement Center. This plan will open the door for greater engagement with the many hard-working groups, Read More

Mayor Megan Barry Extends Food-Saver Challenge to Local Retailers

Representatives from the Nashville Mayor’s office, Kroger, Metro Public Works, the Nashville Food Waste Initiative, and Second Harvest Food Bank gathered today to announce some new initiatives aimed at reducing food waste in our communities. As a part of Mayor Barry’s Livable Nashville sustainability effort, the Mayor’s Food-Saver Challenge was extended to local food retailers. Read More

Second Harvest Food Bank Wins Award for Sustainable Practices

Second Harvest Food Bank recently brought home the Piedmont Natural Gas Sustainable Practices Award at the Center for Nonprofit Management’s Salute to Excellence Awards! We were chosen for this award based on our Green Bean Project in which we rescue and distribute fresh green beans through our partner Hughes Farms. This project is a significant new food recovery Read More

Vanderbilt Students Investigate How Food is Medicine

As part of Hunger Action Month, this week Vanderbilt University medical students and dietetics interns who are participating in The Shade Tree Clinic got to visit the Second Harvest Food Bank’s Culinary Arts Center for a special learning session on the theme “Food as Medicine.” Alongside Second Harvest chefs Mark Rubin and Stephen Belin, the Read More

Titans Food Drive this Sunday at Nissan Stadium

This Sunday, September 24th, the Tennessee Titans take on the Seattle Seahawks at Nissan Stadium in Nashville. Before the game, the Titans are hosting their annual food drive for Second Harvest Food Bank! To participate, simply bring non-perishable items to one of several collection sites near the stadium entrances. Volunteers will collect donated items starting at Read More

Nashville Goes Orange and Takes a Walk for Hunger Action Day

Hunger Action Day was September 14th this year and Middle Tennessee marked the occasion in a number of ways. The Department of Human Services sponsored a Hunger Awareness Walk that wound through downtown. Our Volunteers and other visitors continued making plates. And landmarks around Nashville lit up orange, which is the symbolic color of hunger awareness. Thank you Read More

First Harvest Café Menu October 4 & October 6

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First Harvest Café Menu October 11 & October 13

Important Update about our Culinary Arts Center and First Harvest Café

Fun Ways to Get Involved This Hunger Action Month

Hunger Action Month is here! Every September, the Feeding America network of food banks, of which Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee is a member, comes together to spread awareness and encourage action around the issue of hunger in our communities. Here are three easy and fun ways for you to get involved this month. Read More