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Crowds Brave Stormy Weather for Child Obesity Lecture

Well over 100 students, school administrators, public health officials, social service workers, and other citizens attended the New Brighton Middle School March 24 lecture “How to Solve the Obesity Epidemic in Santa Cruz County,” by Robert Lustig, a Pediatrician and Endocrinologist at UC San Francisco’s Center for Obesity Assessment, Study, and Treatment. The session was [...]

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AmeriCorps Members Share Tips for Cooking & Eating Healthy

The delicious aroma wafting through Second Harvest a couple of weeks ago turned out to be a large wok of sliced leeks that AmeriCorps volunteer, Ryanne Maldonado, was stir-frying in the nutrition education kitchen. As she tossed in large handfuls of purple cabbage, another AmeriCorps volunteer, Megan Riggs, was busy setting up for the day’s [...]

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Celebration Honors 2010 Community Heroes

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The Community Assessment Project Santa Cruz County honored Second Harvest Food Bank’s own Willy Elliot-McCrea and Paul Bellerjeau, among others, at the 2010 Community Assessment Project Press Conference and Celebration on November 22nd. The pair was selected for their focus on fighting childhood obesity and diabetes by providing fresh fruit and vegetables as well as [...]

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Passion For Produce program teaches Church of the Nazarene about dealing with picky eaters

This week’s Passion For Produce class at the Church of the Nazarene went into full detail about how to deal with the picky eaters in your family. As most children go through this phase naturally, it’s nice to have some

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