Monthly Archives: March 2017

Nutrition Month Recipe – Generous Helpings Chef

Written on March 27, 2017 at 7:36 pm, by

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

Written on March 21, 2017 at 3:29 pm, by

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

President & CEO Jaynee Day Named CEO of the Year

Written on March 18, 2017 at 9:45 pm, by

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

Written on March 18, 2017 at 8:25 pm, by

Parents, please note: These camps are no longer offered. (3-21-18) 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, Read More

Nutrition Fun with Students!

Written on March 15, 2017 at 2:49 pm, by

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

Today is National Registered Dietitian Day!

Written on March 8, 2017 at 3:11 pm, by

IN HONOR OF NATIONAL REGISTERED DIETITIAN (RD) DAY AND AS PART OF NUTRITION MONTH, WE ARE HIGHLIGHTING OUR OWN RD, CAROLINE PULLEN Caroline Pullen, RD has been with the food bank for more than two years sharing her incredible knowledge with those who are struggling with hunger in our community. Each day, Caroline provides nutrition education Read More

Fighting Hunger with Nutrition

Written on March 7, 2017 at 6:50 pm, by

Eating healthy, balanced meals can be a challenge for all of us, especially the 1 in 7 Middle Tennesseans struggling with hunger. This March, we are taking time to highlight the importance of nutrition in addressing hunger issues during Nutrition Month. Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee provides access to a variety of food that Read More

Predators Spring Food Drive

Written on March 7, 2017 at 5:34 pm, by

The Nashville Predators are always willing to get their hands dirty to fight against hunger. Now they’re offering three ways for YOU to get involved! In Middle Tennessee, 1 in 7 adults including 1 in 5 children struggle with hunger every day. Here are three ways you can make a difference: 1. Purchase tickets. Smashville is offering special Read More

Jackson Supports Senior Hunger

Written on March 1, 2017 at 10:31 pm, by

Today more than 5 million senior citizens age 60 and older face hunger in America. In Middle Tennessee, as many as 1 in every 12 seniors age 60 and over struggles with hunger. Seniors face a number of unique medical and mobility challenges that put them at a greater risk of hunger. After a lifetime of Read More

March is Nutrition Month!

Written on March 1, 2017 at 6:04 pm, by

We’re excited to announce our three-year partnership with LifePoint Health to create healthier communities. Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee and LifePoint Health are celebrating Nutrition Month this March by announcing a three-year partnership to “Create Healthier Communities” across Middle Tennessee. Throughout Nutrition Month, both companies will be promoting “good health starts with good food” Read More






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