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Support for Peer-to-Peer Learning

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At the request of the Network for a Healthy California, the Atkins Center for Weight and Health at the University of California, Berkeley, recently completed a study to learn about promising practices in peer-led health promotion related to nutrition and

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A Shared Passion For Produce

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In celebration of Mother’s Day, we wanted to share the stories of these mother daughter teams. As volunteers with Second Harvest’s Passion For Produce program, not only are they making their families healthier, they’re helping to build a strong community.

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MacQuiddy Ambassadors Celebrate Certification

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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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High School Students Passionate About Produce

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More than twenty teens participating in he Regional Occupational Program (ROP) Garden class at Renaissance High School in Watsonville became the first group of student Nutrition Ambassadors certified through Second Harvest’s Passion For Produce program. Combining nutrition education with the

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