Why Choose Client Choice?

This month, Second Harvest would like to educate and bring awareness to the benefits and importance of a term in food banking known as “Client Choice,” as it relates to one way our partner agencies serve our neighbors experiencing food insecurity in East Tennessee. The “Client Choice” model is one in which a food pantry offers community members the ability to shop and make decisions about what they receive, as opposed to distributing pre-boxed or bagged items.

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How to Celebrate National Nutrition Month® 2024

March is the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ National Nutrition Month® campaign. The theme for 2024 is “Beyond the Table.” Throughout this month, we’ll be exploring how the food we eat can nourish our bodies, minds, and spirits in an environmentally sustainable and budget-friendly way. Check out these tips for thinking “beyond the table” for National Nutrition Month® this year. 

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Begin Your Year With Second Harvest

Amidst the hustle and bustle of accomplishing New Year’s resolutions and re-establishing routines, we want to encourage you to take this month not as a time to sprint full-speed ahead, but rather to slow down and consider the new year intentionally and deliberately. What do you wish to bring into 2024 with you? Are there new things you’d like to try? How can you be a good friend to your neighbors — and yourself?

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