Monthly Archives: March 2013

Running for Fun


The following blog was submitted by Jake Harder, AmeriCorps Member at Second Harvest. During the past six weeks, I was given the opportunity to lead a running class with my fellow Americorps member, Kelly Scheuer, at Calabasas elementary school. The

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Open Hearth’s Brown Rice Pudding


Ingredients: 1 cup brown rice, rinsed and drained 5 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk (coconut, soy or almond) 3/4 cups agave nectar or 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 tsp ground cinnamon 2 tsp ground cardamom or nutmeg 2 tsp vanilla extract

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March Volunteer Spotlight


In this ongoing series, Danny Robles, Volunteer Services Manager at Second Harvest Food Bank Santa Cruz County, shines the spotlight on one of our many dedicated volunteers. This month it’s long time volunteer, Julie Cabanban. Julie Cabanban has been volunteering

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MacQuiddy Ambassadors Celebrate Certification


Five parent volunteers at Macquiddy Elementary School in Watsonville became Nutrition Ambassadors in February. At a celebration on the 27th, each graduate received a certificate, t-shirt, apron and other items to mark their accomplishment. The Nutrition Ambassador certification is part

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