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First Harvest Café Menu April 12 & CLOSED April 14

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How A Meal Can Help Give Seniors Security

This is a guest blog post by Danielle Robinson, Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Jackson For the last 10 years, every fourth Friday, I have spent my lunch hour delivering hot meals to low-income, homebound seniors. Through this, I’ve met people who are simply recovering from surgery and temporarily need meals to people who have lost their Read More

First Harvest Café Menus March 29 & 31

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Nutrition Month Recipe – Generous Helpings Chef

To help celebrate Nutrition Month, we asked Molly Martin, Culinary Director at beloved Salt & Vine restaurant in Nashville, to share one of her favorite healthy recipes. Molly will be a featured chef at our Generous Helpings event on May 11, 2017. We hope you will give this a try and then join us at Generous Helpings Read More

Helping Seniors Live Healthy Lives

As part of Nutrition Month, we want to highlight our Senior Nutrition classes. Each day, our Registered Dietitian, Caroline Pullen, works to ensure the people we serve lead the healthy, active lifestyles they deserve. Whether through nutrition lessons, healthy, cost-effective recipes or cooking classes, she provides resources for those struggling with hunger to eat better Read More

First Harvest Café Menus March 22 & 24

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Your Business Can Join Our Friendly Competition!

Rally your colleagues and register your organization for B.I.T.E Hunger (Businesses Ignite To End Hunger)! This May we are once again hosting a friendly competition among local businesses to raise food and funds to fight hunger in Middle Tennessee–and we need your help! How does it work? Each B.I.T.E Hunger participant will host a food drive Read More

President & CEO Jaynee Day Named CEO of the Year

Congratulations to our President & CEO Jaynee Day, named CEO of the Year by The Nashville Post. The below article appeared in The Nashville Post Magazine.  Still hungry By: Linda Bryant Jaynee Day nears the 30-year mark helming Second Harvest with her entrepreneurial fire still burning bright. Enduring organizations combine consistent innovation and the ability to adapt Read More

Registration is now open for our Cooks Rule! Kids Summer Cooking Camps

Second Harvest’s Cooks Rule! Cooking Camps are a unique opportunity to get hands-on training in a state-of-the-art commercial kitchen under the guidance of professional chefs. Classes focus on teaching basic knife skills, measuring and weighing, and a variety of cooking techniques, such as sauté, caramelize, blanche, poach, oven bake and roast. Our Culinary Arts Center hosts Read More

Nutrition Fun with Students!

As part of Nutrition Month, we partnered with LifePoint for a special nutrition lesson at an after-school site. Easley Community Center is one of Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee’s Kids Cafe sites. Our Kids Cafe program provides free meals, snacks and nutrition education to at-risk children during the school year and summer months. Easley Read More