Monthly Archives: February 2013

Colorful Blossoms Spread Joy


A very pleasant surprise awaited agency and pantry shoppers inside the Second Harvest warehouse this week—bucket after bucket of multi-colored gerbera daisies. The beautiful blooms were donated by Kitayama Brothers of Watsonville, who had a surplus of the flowers and

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Nutrition Classes Inspire Generations


Melanie Zendejas was in the fourth grade at Starlight Elementary when Joel Campos from Second Harvest inspired her to eat healthier. It was in his nutrition education classes where she learned the importance of limiting sugar and salt, eating lots

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Planting Begins at Pajaro Community Orchards


About fifty people, including donors, community garden members and city leaders, turned up for Mesa Verde Gardens’ Community Tree Planting on February 9th. Everyone got their hands dirty, planting 42 trees and digging a 400-foot irrigation trench—all before lunch! The

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Volunteer Spotlight


Danny Robles, Volunteer Services Manager at Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County, shines the spotlight on one of our many dedicated volunteers, Bob Cadwalader. Bob Cadwalader, also known as Produce Bob, has been volunteering with Second Harvest for the

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