Monthly Archives: March 2012

Black Bean & Squash Quesadillas


2 cups butternut squash, peeled & cut into small thin slices 1 Tbls. olive oil 1 medium red onion, chopped 1 garlic clove 1 cup black beans 1 serrano chile, seeded and minced fine 1 cup grated cheese 8 tortillas

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National Agriculture Day

Willy Elliott-McCrea, CEO, Second Harvest Food Bank

“Health Grows Here” was the theme for this year’s National Agriculture Day Spring Luncheon on March 21st at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds. This annual event, organized by the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau and Agri-Culture, is a celebration of

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Anti-Hunger Advocates Gather in Washington


Joel Campos, Senior Manager of Outreach and Education at Second Harvest attended the National Anti-Hunger Policy Conference held February 26-28th in Washington D.C. He was one of more than 800 anti-hunger and anti-poverty advocates, federal, state and local government officials,

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Annual Awards Celebrate Hunger Fighters


The Annual Awards Dinner on March 7th gave us a chance to thank the community for their tremendous efforts to help the less fortunate. As you know, we raised over 2.7 million pounds of food during the 2011 Holiday Food

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