The stories in this cookbook from our wonderful clients Livier and Colette, along with our incredible partners Tadashi of Recovery Café and Bella Terra Apartments, exemplify our philosophy of empowering the community we serve to embrace nutritious food and foster a love for cooking.
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Did you know that nearly 40% of all food in the U.S. is wasted? In California alone, nearly 6 million tons of food is wasted each year. Rescuing fresh [...]
Free summer meals are now available and any child who is 18 or younger can get a nutritious meal at more than 70 sites in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties – no registration is required.
Developing good knife skills can save you time and keep you safe when preparing food. This video goes over how to securely hold a knife as well as basic techniques of chopping, dicing, mincing and julienning a variety of produce – including butternut squash! Whether you’re brushing up on basics or learning from scratch, this knife skills video will have you chopping like a pro.
“Having access to a broad range of personal and professional experiences allows our board to make organizational decisions through a more diverse lens in order to deliver on our mission of ensuring everyone has access to nutritious food."
Chronic stress causes our bodies to release a hormone called cortisol, which increases our appetite. With stress eating, people often select foods that are high in sugar, salt and fat.
"One emergency can change a family forever. Days after Grace* gave birth to her third and youngest child, complications from labor caused an unexpected series of heart attacks in [...]
Our 35-minute online Food Safety Training is available here for all partner agencies and grocery programs, along with their staff and volunteers who handle food. Once completed, this will fulfill [...]
How to handle and cook poultry safely: Use these best practices in your home when handling, defrosting, cooking and storing poultry. Download flyer (English | Español | Tiếng Việt [...]
Mindful tips to reduce food waste and make the most out of your groceries: Rotate your foods in the fridge and pantry; Meal prep for the week; and more. [...]