Rutherford County Schools announce free summer food sites

May 27, 2021 at 08:27 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools will once again offer multiple sites for the free summer food program, which is available for any child 18 or under in Rutherford County.  Beca.... Read More

Free Food Box Giveaway in Murfreesboro on Saturday

May 18, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

A free food box distribution will take place at the Murfreesboro Community Church this Saturday (May 22, 2021) at 11AM. The food boxes will be handed out on a first come / fir.... Read More

Free Food Distribution May 8th in Murfreesboro

Apr 30, 2021 at 11:27 am by WGNS

A free food box distribution will take place at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church next Saturday (May 8, 2021) from 11AM to 1PM. The event is for those in need.The free.... Read More

Greenhouse Continues Construction AND a Free Food Giveaway This Weekend

Apr 14, 2021 at 11:43 am by WGNS

Construction of Greenhouse Ministries new building in Murfreesboro continues.  The new structure is being built directly behind their current location that is on South Sp.... Read More

Rutherford County Volunteers Provides Over 61,00 Meals for Food Insecure

Mar 30, 2021 at 10:11 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County employees and other local volunteers recently participated in a food-packaging event that provided over 61,000 meals for the food.... Read More

Local Youth Handing Out 1,500 McDonalds Sandwiches to Rutherford County Homeless

Feb 25, 2021 at 11:20 am by WGNS

Local McDonald's teamed up with an organization to feed the homeless in Rutherford County on Thursday. The fast-food chain provided 1,500 McRib sandwiches.The distri.... Read More

GREENHOUSE MINISTRIES: COVID-19 Leads to Growth of Need for Food

Dec 16, 2020 at 11:39 am by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries continues to help local residents in positive ways. Cliff Sharp who founded Greenhouse, told WGNS NEWS…Job loss due to the COVID-19 Pandemic has l.... Read More

Tennessee Summer Food Service Program to Continue Feeding Children During Pandemic

Dec 08, 2020 at 12:03 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is announcing an extension to its summer program to provide meals to children. With the recent approval from the USDA, sponso.... Read More

FREE FOOD and FREE Masks to fight COVID-19 This Saturday in Murfreesboro

Nov 13, 2020 at 06:45 am by WGNS

THIS SATURDAY: Free hot meals and free medical masks will be handed out this Saturday (Nov. 14th) in Murfreesboro. The free mask to help fight the spread of COVID-19 and the f.... Read More

SNAP Recipients May Have More Benefits Than They Realize

Nov 11, 2020 at 08:37 pm by WGNS

By Patty Sellars, Legal Aid Society: The COVID-19 pandemic has caused upheaval to the lives of almost everyone, but the effects have been most pronounced among lower-income pe.... Read More

1 in 3 Military families have experienced a loss of income due to COVID-related unemployment

Oct 22, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

1 in 3 military families have experienced a loss of income due to COVID-related unemployment among military spouses. As a result, many military families now find it difficult.... Read More

Department of Human Services Sends P-EBT Cards to Schools

Oct 14, 2020 at 02:17 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) isworking with local schools to give eligible families who missed the deadline to apply for the Pandemic Electronic Benefit T.... Read More

Amerigroup Tennessee Ends Hunger Month with $10,000 in Donations in Murfreesboro

Sep 24, 2020 at 05:45 am by WGNS

Amerigroup and its Foundation announced they are giving $125,000 to nonprofit organizations in Tennessee to support ongoing efforts related to COVID-19, as part Amerigroup&rsq.... Read More

Volunteer to Serve at Greenhouse Ministries on Sept. 29th

Sep 02, 2020 at 09:59 am by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries has announced the opening of a larger Garden Patch thrift store on Thursday (9/3/20). Cliff Sharp, the founder of the Murfreesboro non-profit commented&h.... Read More

The price of CORN in Tennessee and the Full Market Report from the Rutherford County Agriculture Service

Aug 28, 2020 at 09:18 am by WGNS

Corn has multiple applications... it can be used for not only food, but also in the production of ethanol, deodorant, cough drops and more.Rachel Painter with the Rutherford C.... Read More

Greenhouse Ministries aims to prepare 2,000 free food boxes and 2,000 free cleaning supply kits

Aug 20, 2020 at 10:57 am by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries has seen lots of new faces receive help through their services between the start of the Pandemic and today…That was Cliff Sharp, founder of Greenh.... Read More

Free Food Distribution in Murfreesboro this Saturday

Aug 19, 2020 at 05:43 pm by WGNS

St. Marks United Methodist Church will host a free emergency food distribution on Saturday (8/22/2020). The event will be from 10 AM to noon and will include prepared food box.... Read More

Merging Global Resources to Support Urban Sustainability

Aug 18, 2020 at 05:15 am by WGNS

Environmental change, population growth, and accelerating consumption of food, energy, and water resources are creating challenges for urban sustainability worldwide, so a&nbs.... Read More

Application Period Extended Until August 14 for Pandemic Food Assistance

Jul 27, 2020 at 09:30 am by WGNS

Tennessee parents have additional time to apply for an important program designed to help them feed their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications will now be accep.... Read More

One in 10 Tennessee Families Were Food Insufficient During Early Months of COVID-19

Jul 21, 2020 at 09:26 am by WGNS

The latest research from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture indicates that during late April and early May 2020, approximately 525,000 Tennessee households w.... Read More