Get Together With The Community In Nashville This Thanksgiving With Gratefull

Dated: 11/06/2018

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by TJ Anderson

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I blogged a few months ago about the Nashville Food Project, their new home in The Nations and the work they do year-round to help feed hungry neighbors here in Nashville.

I really admire what the nonprofit does, and this holiday season, I have another reason to feel inspired by their commitment to our community, and another group of folks to be inspired by: On Nov. 19, Nashville Food Project is teaming up with the folks behind Gratefull: Nashville to produce a community Thanksgiving potluck that’s free and open to everyone.

Gratefull Nashville: Where, when, why and how

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On Thanksgiving Day, most of us will spend some quality time with family/friends. That Monday, Gratefull gives us a chance to get in some quality time with neighbors we do and don’t know, too, via al-fresco lunch at one long table together.

The 2018 Gratefull: Nashville potluck goes down outside at the corner of Fatherland Street and Seventh Street in East Nashville, right across from Sky Blue Cafe, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Local restaurants will be providing food, and there’s no cost, and no particular agenda, outside of neighbors getting together to share a meal.

If you’d like to volunteer or contribute a dish, you can sign up online. Otherwise, show up, meet up and enjoy. 

Nashville’s traditionally tight-knit — something that was particularly clear in the wake of the 2010 flood. But it feels like 2018 is a good year to get back in touch with that laudable part of our city’s personality: knowing and supporting our neighbors.

Learn more about Gratefull: Nashville at their Facebook event page

If your day in East Nashville makes you fall in love with the community, and you decide to make it home, let me know if I can help! Take a look at some East Nashville homes for sale here, and call or email TJ Anderson Homes for more.

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TJ Anderson

TJ Anderson is a Nashville Realtor with Benchmark Realty who's helped countless clients both buy a home and sell a home in Nashville, Tennessee. He blogs about Nashville regularly, from Nashville-area....

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