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Ag Honored at Second Harvest BBQ

Second Harvest staff welcoming farmers and growers at Second Harvest Food Bank's Ag Appreciation Luncheon, April 26, 2016

Who keeps our coolers full of carrots and lettuce and onions? Who provides the fresh fruits and vegetables that we sort and deliver to a hundred different pantries and agencies across the county? It’s agriculture–it’s the farmers, growers, and distributors who

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April Spotlight Volunteer — Daisy Diaz

Daisy Diaz

“I wasn’t sure what Second Harvest was,” volunteer Daisy Diaz told us. Her friend Lori told her it’s a place where they help people get food. But “the first time I came and saw the place I thought to myself,

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“It’s Your Neighbors”

AR Pointer

“It’s your neighbors,” AR Pointer told me. I had been asking AR about the organization she started in the small town of Aromas, in south Santa Cruz County, called Neighbors Helping Neighbors. It’s one of Second Harvest’s newest member agencies,

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March Spotlight Volunteer – Adriana Sierra


Adriana Sierra’s involvement with cooking, health, and catering has deep roots that go all the way back to her hometown of Cali, Colombia, when she was a girl of 6. Adriana’s mother, who she describes as an excellent cook and

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