National Volunteer Week, April 15th - April 21st, is a time to honor the volunteers that work by our side every day. This week we will celebrate each individual who has impacted our mission of bringing people together to grow, cook and share nourishing food!
Our newest meal partnership uses a nourishing meal as a space to build community between two unlikely groups: senior residents of Wedgewood Towers and students from the University School of Nashville.
A simple ingredient - tomato, lettuce, carrots - can touch thousands of lives once it comes through the doors of TNFP. Today, we’re following the journey of one ingredient in our meals last week: big, beautiful, leafy kale.
Earlier this month we sat down with one of our meal partners, Preston Taylor Ministries, to learn more about their program and how they are using The Nashville Food Project's food to support their work to education and instill students with academic perseverance.
The Nashville Food Project has been proud to call ourselves a full circle organization in the past. We grow, cook and share food in a way where each of our programs nurture and sustain each other and our mission. However recent events have led us to wonder if we have limited ourselves in speaking this way and if actually what we are growing into is a vibrant and resilient food web…