Fresh produce, farmers’-market style, plus nutrition guidance and peer support

At our Passion For Produce sites, you can choose the fresh produce you want for you and your family–potatoes, carrots, and onions, plus fruits and vegetables that are in season. Trained volunteers from the community are there with food tastings, meal ideas, cooking tips, and other information to help you stay active and healthy. Plus, at our gold sites, our Nutrition Ambassadors lead a 20-minute interactive class that’s informative and fun!

En nuestros sitios de distribución de Passion for Produce, podrá elegir las frutas y verduras que desea para su familia: papas, zanahoria y cebolla, además de las frutas y verduras que estén en temporada. Habrán voluntarios preparados para ofrecer degustaciónes, ideas de platos para preparar, consejos de cocina y demás información para ayudarle a mantenerse activo y saludable. ¡Además, en las distribuciónes “gold,” nuestros embajadores de nutrición dan una clase interactiva de 20 minutos educativa y divertida!

Second Harvest Cookbook

Find tasty–and healthy–meal ideas for the produce found at our sites!

Zucchini Muffins

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Ingredients: Nonstick cooking spray  2 eggs 1/2 cup of applesauce 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour* 1/4 tsp. salt 1 tsp. baking soda 1 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp. ground ginger 1/4 tsp. ground cloves 2 cups grated zucchini…

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I got days when I don’t want to leave the house, but I look forward to seeing people here and get excited about the food—it connects you, and you take that home with you.

-Soquel participant

Hay días que no me dan ganas de salir de la casa, pero ver a la gente aqui y la comida me dan entusiasmo—te conecta y eso te lo llevas contigo.

-Participante de Soquel

Where to Find Passion For Produce

You can see the locations and days of the week below. The times of distributions are not listed as they often change. To find out the time of a particular food distribution, please call the Community Food Hotline between 8am and 4pm on the day of the distribution you’re interested in attending: 831-662-0991. Passion for Produce is a farmer’s market style distribution, please bring your own bags!

Donde Encontrar Passion for Produce

A continuación se encuentran los lugares de distribución y los días de la semana que ocurren. La hora de distribución no aparece ya que cambia con frecuencia. Para averiguar la hora de alguna distribución en particular, por favor llame a nuestra Linea Directa de Comunidad entre las 8am y 4pm el mismo día de la distribución que le interese: 831-662-0991. Passion for Produce es una distribución de frutas y verduras al estilo de un “farmers market” así que no se olvide de traer sus bolsas!

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Passion For Produce

Passion For Produce Schedule - Updated 6/5/18
Education = A free, interactive nutrition class is offered during the first 20-30 minutes of distribution.
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CitySite Name Site AddressDay of DistributionWeek of the MonthEducation
AptosSea Cliff Highland 151 Canterbury Dr.Tuesday1st and 3rd
Aptos Aptos Christian Church7200 Freedom Blvd.Tuesday2nd and 4th
Aptos Parkhurst Terrace 100 Parkhurst Cir.Wednesday1st and 3rd
FreedomSunny Meadows 220 Ross Ave.Friday2nd
FreedomPacific Terrace 131 Landis Ave.Thursday3rd
FreedomFreedom Elementary 25 Holly Dr.Wednesday1st and 4th
Freedom Corralitos Creek125 Pajaro Cir. Tuesday3rd and 4thEducation
Freedom Vista Verde Apts.45 Stewart Ave.Thursday2nd and 4thEducation
Santa CruzLive Oak Elementary1916 Capitola Rd.Tuesday1st and 4thEducation
Santa Cruz Bay View Elementary 1231 Bay St.Friday3rd
Santa Cruz Neary Lagoon 81 Chestnut St.Friday1st and 3rd Education
Santa Cruz Emerald Bay Apartments2500 Soquel Dr.Tuesday4th
Santa Cruz San Lorenzo134 Dakota Ave.Friday1st
Santa Cruz DeLaveaga Elementary 1145 Morissey Blvd.Wednesday2nd and 4thEducation
Santa Cruz East Cliff Village1635 Tremont Dr.Wednesday1st and 3rd
Santa Cruz Elizabeth Oaks1460 Jose Ave.Wednesday1st and 3rd
Santa Cruz Art Space Tannery 1030 River St.Friday2nd
Santa Cruz Faith Community Church115 South Morrisey AveTuesday2nd and 3rdEducation
Soquel Inner Light 5630 Soquel Dr.Tuesday1st and 4thEducation
Soquel Soquel Bilingual Church 2501 Porter St.Friday2nd and 4thEducation
WatsonvilleSan Andreas Housing295 San Andreas Rd.Wednesday3rd and 4thEducation
WatsonvilleParkhurst Terrace100 Parkhurst Cir.Wednesday1st and 3rd
WatsonvilleVillas Del Paraiso340 Paraiso Dr.Thursday4th
Watsonville Buena Vista/Tierra Alta113 Tierra AltaThursday3rd Education
Watsonville La Manzana 521 Main StFriday1st
Watsonville Watsonville Senior Center 114 E. Fifth St.Thursday4th
Watsonville Amesti Elementary 25 Amesti Rd.Wednesday1st and 2ndEducation
Watsonville Calabasas Elementary202 Calabasas Rd.Tuesday1st and 2ndEducation
Watsonville Don Bosco 2401 East Lake Ave.Thursday1st and 3rdEducation
Watsonville Church of Nazarene 710 Green Valley Rd.Wednesday2nd and 4thEducation
Watsonville Starlight Elementary225 Hammer Dr.Thursday1st and 3rdEducation
Watsonville Alianza Elementary115 Casserly Rd.Thursday1st and 2nd