Monthly Archives: February 2012

Swiss Chard with Parmesan

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4 Tbs olive oil 1 Tbs minced garlic 1/2 small red onion, diced 1 bunch swiss chard, stems and center ribs cut out and chopped together, leaves coarsely chopped separately 1/2 cup dry white wine or 3 Tbs white vinegar

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Meet the 2012 Hunger Fighters of the Year

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We are very pleased to announce the 2012 Hunger Fighters of the Year. Michelle Boisen, Soquel Creek Water District Michelle has volunteered with Second Harvest Food Bank for several years, truly embracing our mission to “education and involve the community”

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All Staff Day at the Boardwalk


After wrapping up a busy Holiday Food Drive, it was time for some team building at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. What a fun day it turned out to be. Riding the bumper cars, playing laser tag, miniature golf, and

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CalFresh Coordinators Convene in Capitol


As many Santa Cruz County residents struggled to make ends meet in 2010, an estimated $47.5 million in benefits designed to increase their food purchasing power never arrived. Those are the additional funds that low-income county residents would have received if

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