Monthly Archives: March 2011

Second Group of Nutrition Ambassadors Completes Program

This proud and enthusiastic group of parents from Freedom Elementary School in Watsonville recently gathered at Second Harvest’s warehouse to celebrate the completion of their training as Embajadores de Nutricion. Developed by Joel Campos, Senior Manager, Outreach and Education for Second Harvest, this volunteer program provides training on the positive effects healthy eating and exercise [...]

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Crowds Brave Stormy Weather for Child Obesity Lecture

Well over 100 students, school administrators, public health officials, social service workers, and other citizens attended the New Brighton Middle School March 24 lecture “How to Solve the Obesity Epidemic in Santa Cruz County,” by Robert Lustig, a Pediatrician and Endocrinologist at UC San Francisco’s Center for Obesity Assessment, Study, and Treatment. The session was [...]

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Asian-style Purple Cabbage and Leeks

Ingredients: 2 tbsp sesame oil 3 leeks, washed and chopped, dark green parts separated 1 head purple cabbage, chopped 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1 tsp brown sugar 2 tbsp soy sauce Red pepper flakes (optional) Preparation: Heat sesame oil in

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Awards Ceremony Honors 2010 Holiday Food Drive Achievers

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Second Harvest hosted its Annual Awards Ceremony on Wednesday March 2nd at the Elks Lodge in Santa Cruz. Transformed for the evening with silver and black accents, candlelight and music, the venue looked truly elegant and set the perfect mood for this special evening. It always seems like everyone knows everyone in Santa Cruz and it [...]

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