Yearly Archives: 2011

Seriously, Pizza Is A Vegetable?


Our nation’s children got a confusing lesson from Congress last month; pizza is a vegetable.  New legislation affecting school meal nutrition ignores the government’s own recommendations to limit potatoes and other starch-heavy foods and raise standards so that a spoonful

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What We Are Thankful for This Thanksgiving


Here are some of the things we give thanks for his Thanksgiving. Governor Brown for helping improve food security. Rene Schlaepfer and Ryan Coonerty, our tireless Holiday Food Drive Co-Chairs. Sam Farr for taking our paper plates and clients’ voices

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Safeway Food Drive Raises 13,105 Meals in One Day

Denise, Ruth, JJ & Jackie

On Saturday, November 19th teams of volunteers greeted shoppers at local Safeway stores to collect food and cash donations for Second Harvest’s Holiday Food Drive. At the Safeway store on 41st Avenue in Capitola, Grind Out Hunger volunteers raised 1200

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Brown Rice and Mushroom Soup

1 onion, chopped 3 cups mushrooms, chopped 3–5 cloves garlic, minced 7 cups water 11/2 cups dry brown rice 1 tbsp thyme 1 tsp salt 1 tsp black pepper 1 tbsp sage 3 cups kale, stems removed, chopped into 1

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