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Nutrition Ambassadors Attend Second Level Training

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Second Harvest relies on volunteers to help distribute healthy food and teach nutrition classes at 34 Passion For Produce sites in Santa Cruz County. The program offers  lessons and cooking demonstrations along with market-style fresh produce distributions twice monthly at accessible locations

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Savory & Satisfying Mix-In

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Ingredients: • 5 cups chopped salad greens (romaine, spinach, spring mix, or a combination) Mix-In • 1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed • 1/2 red bell pepper, chopped • 1 tomato, chopped • 1 cup sweet corn •

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Nutrition Ambassador Recognized for Dedication to Helping Others

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Maria Virgen, a Nutrition Ambassador with Second Harvest’s Passion For Produce program at Starlight Elementary School in Watsonville, was recently honored for her work in the community. A volunteer with Passion For Produce since it began in 2009, Maria manages the

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Community Helps Stamp Out Hunger

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Now in its 23rd year, the annual National Association of Letter Carriers’ Food Drive is an effort to raise national awareness about the real, ongoing problem of hunger in every community and to use the NACL’s unique delivery network to

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