Stamp Out Hunger 2019!

This May 11th, From Alaska to Florida, from Maine to Hawaii, to right here in Northwest North Carolina, letter carriers will do double duty– delivering mail and picking up food donations for organizations like Second Harvest. “This is, by leaps and bounds, our biggest...
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“Feed them well, and let them lead the way.”

The following guest blog post is from Scott Andree Bowen, who works closely with Second Harvest as the Director of Youth and Food Pantry Ministries at Maple Springs United Methodist Church. Scott is also a member of the Winston-Salem Urban Food Policy Council,...
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5 Reasons You Don’t Want to Miss Fresh Starts & Full Plates

1) Really amazing food! Sure, all fundraising galas are going to offer you some good things to eat, but at Providence it’s the name of our game! At Fresh Starts & Full Plates you will be able to sample some of the best recipes our restaurants and students have to...
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Soups On! Ever wonder why we serve soup at Empty Bowls?

There is nothing more ordinary than soup; perhaps that is why we are so fond of it. Soup’s comfort is in both its warmth and in its simplicity. It’s a meal that speaks of tradition, of home, and of hope. Historians believe that soup was the original menu item of the...
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“I am the boss, but I am also you.” From Providence Student to Executive Chef, Vanessa Lanier Knows the Ropes

The word around the kitchen is that Chef Vanessa is strict and no-nonsense, maybe even a bit of a taskmaster. But after each Providence Culinary Training graduation, the graduates line up to hug her and thank her warmly… every time. “I knew nothing about cooking,”...
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