Crawfish Boils and Fresh Seafood in Murfreesboro

Jan 16, 2022 at 01:34 pm by WGNS

In Tennessee, many don’t think about crawfish boils, much less… know when the best time to plan one. One seafood company in Murfreesboro is hoping to change that..... Read More

Food distribution to homeless will likely require a permit if on city property in Murfreesboro

Dec 20, 2021 at 09:30 am by WGNS

The homeless community continues to grow as Rutherford County grows.In the City of Murfreesboro, government officials struggle to respond to their needs while also protecting.... Read More

What the Historic SNAP Increase Means for Recipients

Nov 15, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Food insecurity is one of the biggest hurdles that our most vulnerable neighbors face daily — something that gets especially challenging around the holidays. With school.... Read More

Free Food Pantry at Greenhouse Ministries - Volunteers Needed

Sep 21, 2021 at 07:24 am by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries will host a Mobile Food Pantry this Saturday (09/25/21). Greenhouse founder Cliff Sharp said volunteers will be needed on Saturday...For those in need of.... Read More

National Farmers Market Week Aug 1 - Aug 7: Local is Better

Jul 30, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Summer brings fresh produce and Tennessee will highlight peak season during National Farmers Market Week Aug. 1-7, 2021.“Farmers markets offer a variety of fresh, health.... Read More

Greenhouse Ministries in Murfreesboro is in Need of Volunteers

Jul 21, 2021 at 09:34 am by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries is always looking for new volunteers and the next volunteer orientation will take place on Thursday (7/22/21) morning at 10.That was Greenhouse founder C.... Read More

Ascend Federal Credit Union Employees Donate 5,279 Food Items to Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee

Jul 01, 2021 at 09:27 am by WGNS

Ascend Federal Credit Union today announced that its employees donated 5,279 food items to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee. The collection was held in May at.... Read More

REMINDER: Summer Feeding Programs Free for 18 and Younger

Jun 25, 2021 at 01:02 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Schools: Murfreesboro City Schools’ Nutrition Department will sponsor the free Summer Food Service Program at ten locations with weekly meal drop.... Read More

Free Health Fair and Food Distribution at Patterson Park in Murfreesboro on July 17th

Jun 25, 2021 at 11:05 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) - Healthy Tennessee, a non-profit organization founded by Vanderbilt orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Manny Sethi is hosting a free health fair on Saturda.... Read More

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