Hunger Fighters Rally and Educate for CalFresh Agency Spotlight--Community Connection Food as Medicine is Catching Fire Taking a Bite Out of Food Waste

Hunger Fighters Rally and Educate for CalFresh

Like other parts of the country, the Central Coast has poverty and social challenges, but when it comes to hunger, it stands out from most other places in one key way:  we’re leaving many more resources that could relieve hunger sitting on the table….

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Agency Spotlight--Community Connection

Community Connection is a non-profit mental health program of the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County and a Second Harvest Partner Agency. The program supports their clients by incorporating the Recovery Model, which helps them identify potential s…

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Food as Medicine is Catching Fire

According to a feature which aired last night on the PBS NewsHour, more and more doctors across the country are prescribing healthy food, and more and more hospitals are building teaching kitchens for those doctors, in an effort to slow the rise of c…

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Taking a Bite Out of Food Waste

Many people have long tried to raise awareness of the huge problem of food waste in the U.S., for both environmental reasons and to feed more of the people who can’t afford to purchase enough of it. Though it’s taken a lot of time, the issue of food …

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