Food Donation Partners
We would be unable to share our bounty if local farmers, grocers and food producers did not first share it with us. Working together, we provide wholesome meals and increased access to healthy foods for those who need them most.
Learn more about our incredible food donation partners below.
Creation Gardens is a wholesale food distributor in Nashville that provides TNFP a weekly gleaning opportunity to reclaim produce pulled from distribution. Every week we recover fresh fruits and vegetables for our meals program.
Cul2vate is a non-profit farm in Nashville that regularly donates fresh produce to TNFP
Delvin Farms is a three generation family farm located in College Grove, TN. Their 96 acre vegetable farm is certified organic and offers several CSA options in addition to selling at many area farmers markets. In 2014 Delvin Farms donated over a ton (literally!) of food to TNFP.
Drury Family Farm is located in Bon Aqua, TN and grows a variety of fruits and vegetables. Together with Turnbull Creek Farm, they offer a year-round online ordering subscription known as FreshHarvest LLC. TNFP often receives donations of potatoes, tomatoes and strawberries from the Drury farm.
Eaton’s Creek Organics is a 12 acre farm located in Joelton, TN supporting organic growing practices and sustainable agriculture that produces heirloom varieties of produce, fruits and herbs. They offer a 12 week summer CSA. TNFP benefits from donations of their excess crops.
Giving Garden is a 5 acre farm operated by Franklinfirst United Methodist Church. The Giving Garden regularly distributes more than 40,000 pounds of produce each year as well as hundreds of cut flower arrangements from the flower and herb gardens. All produce is donated and delivered to partner organizations, including TNFP.
Green Door Gourmet is a unique farm to fork venture that produces and provides local artisan foods and plants in a farm-cooperative community setting. Located just 10 minutes from downtown Nashville, GDG grows up to 80 varieties of herbs and flowers and a wide assortment of certified organic produce. Green Door donated generously to TNFP in 2014.
Green Hills Grille is a longstanding restaurant in Green Hills that donates its second cuts of prime rib and salmon as well as prepared food items to TNFP several times a month.
Foggy Hollow Farm is a family operated, certified organic farm located in Joelton, TN. You can find their chickens, eggs and produce through Nashville area farmers markets. Foggy Hollow often donates eggs for TNFP meals.
KLD Farms is a family-operated farm on 82 acres in Ashland City, TN raising all natural grass-fed and grain-finished USDA Inspected beef. KLD offers monthly CSA subscriptions as well as selling at the downtown Nashville Farmers Market. TNFP is grateful to receive donations of ground beef from KLD.
Long Hungry Creek Farm is one of the oldest and largest organic farms. Located in Red Boiling Springs, TN, Long Hungry offers an 8-month CSA to the Nashville area. Long Hungry has allowed TNFP to glean crops directly from their fields as well as donating crop excess.
Lookin’ Up Farm is a small family-owned farm engaging youth from Belmont UMC in the planting, growing and harvesting of vegetables that are donated to TNFP. This small farm grew and donated 1,000 pounds of produce to TNFP in 2014.
No. 9 Farms is an organic pick-your-own farm located in Ashland City, TN specializing in berries, herbs and seasonal fruits and vegetables. TNFP receives donations of a variety of produce.
Old School Farm is a unique farm concept. Located on the outskirts of Nashville in the Bells Bend community, Old School Farm produces a variety of fruits and vegetables while providing employment for individuals with intellectual disabilities. TNFP receives donations of a variety of produce.
Solio Family is a collection of family farms in Georgia, S Carolina, N Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Florida and Missouri. Solio Family oils are all natural, with no chemical additives, made from seeds that are 100% non-GMO.
Turnbull Creek Farm is a certified organic family farm located in Bon Aqua, TN growing a variety of produce and cut flowers. Together with Drury Family Farm, they offer a year-round online ordering subscription known as FreshHarvest LLC. Donations of lettuce, cucumbers and spring greens are welcome donations from Turnbull Creek.
West Wind Farms is a certified organic farm offering a variety of items including beef, pork and chicken products. West Wind offers many CSA options as well as selling products at area farmers markets. Last year, TNFP gratefully welcomed a large donation of specialty sausages from West Wind Farms.
The Tennessee Wildlife Federation’s Hunters for the Hungry program connects deer hunters and deer processors to those in need. Hunters donate venison to an approved processing facility – in our area it is Flowers’ Farms and Deer Processing – to be processed, packaged and donated to local food programs. We use ground venison in meatloaf, meatballs and stirfry.
Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee allows partner agencies the opportunity to purchase food at low prices. We buy staples such as sugar, flour, oil, butter, oatmeal, and dry spices here.
The Society of St. Andrew (SoSA) operates state-wide networks to gather produce from large-scale farms and orchards post-harvest. Rather than being left in the field to rot, SOSA volunteers recover produce and distribute it to local food programs.
Whole Foods Market Green Hills provides TNFP a gleaning opportunity to reclaim items pulled from store shelves. Every week we recover hundreds of pounds of fresh organic fruits and vegetables, day old bread from the bakery and canned staples such as beans and tomatoes.