Awards & Achievements

Healing Trust Award for Compassionate Care (2018)
Bank of America Neighborhood Builder
Governor's Environmental Stewardship Award for Excellence in Materials Management
Frist Foundation Award for Excellence in Revenue Development (2017)


Don’t just take our word for it! The Nashville Food Project has received coverage from a variety of local and national media.

Thriving community garden helps feed hungry families in Antioch, News Channel 2, July 2019

The Nashville Food Project’s Simmer Series Builds Relationships Around Food, Nashville Scene, June 2019

Want to reduce food waste? Here's how, Tennessean, June 2019

Too Much of a Good Thing, Pantry Raid Podcast, June 2019

Food Rescued From Restaurant Kitchens Helps Feed Those in Need, Nashville Scene, April 2019

‘Man That Was Good,’ Nashville Food Project Feeds Upaid TSA Workers Amid Shutdown, The Tennessean, February 2019

Nashville Food Project to celebrate new headquarters, Nashville Scene, January 2019

Hey Thanks, Nashville Food Project, Nashville Scene, November 2018

Chef Maneet Chauhan leads fundraising dinner to help alleviate hunger in Nashville, The Tennessean, July 2018

Refugees find hope in Nashville gardens, News Channel 5, July 2018

68-Year-Old Finds Purpose, Family, At Nashville Food Project, News Channel 5, February 2018

Growing Together program featured nationally on American Public Media's Marketplace, July 2017

Buy Local, Eat Global, Edible Nashville, Sept/Oct 2016

Hand to Mouth, Refugee Finds Happiness in the Soil, The Tennessean, August 2016

Growing Together: Refugee Farmers Bring a Taste of Home to Nashville Farmers' Market, Restaurants, The Contributor, June 2016

Nashville Refugee Farmers Grow Food for Bonnaroo, The Tennessean, June 2016

Cutting Food Waste Helps Solve the Hunger Problem, The Tennessean, December 2015

How Their Gardens Grow, Edible Nashville, May/June 2015

"Immigrants Find Room to Grow in Nashville's Public Gardens," The Ledger, December 20, 2014

"Salute to Excellence Piedmont Natural Gas Sustainable Practices Video," September 2014

“More Than a Meal,” Duke University’s Faith & Leadership, July 1, 2014.

“Hume-Fogg Teen, Food Truck Team Up for Fundraiser,” The Tennessean, March 29, 2014.

"Smashing Through Nashville's Iron Ceiling," Nashville Scene, March 20, 2014

"The People Issue: The Cook," Nashville Scene, March 2013

“Nashville: Tagging Along with Thomas Keller During a Manic Visit to Music City,” Food Republic, Dec. 5, 2102. 

“Tasteful Reminders: Thomas Keller Signing and Vivek’s Epicurean Adventure,” Nashville Scene, Nov. 29, 2012.

“Thousands Run in Boulevard Bolt,” WSMV, Nov. 22, 2012.

"FACES of Nashville: Tallu Schuyler Quinn," Style Blueprint, July 15, 2012

"Cooking Up a Storm with The Nashville Food Project," Nashville Scene, March 27, 2012