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Basic Knife Skills Training

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.

Basic Knife Skills Training2024-04-15T13:32:37-07:00

Food Safety Training

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 [...]

Food Safety Training2024-04-15T15:17:07-07:00

Poultry Safety

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 [...]

Poultry Safety2023-02-17T16:58:18-08:00

Breast Feeding Your Baby

Breastfeeding is a great way to connect and nourish your growing baby. Learn about the importance of breastfeeding, the recommended vitamins and minerals your body needs, and some simple snack [...]

Breast Feeding Your Baby2023-07-27T17:17:25-07:00

Second Harvest of Silicon Valley Asks Community to Give Funds as Donations Fall, Expenses Rise and Need in the Community Elevates to Near Pandemic Levels

Second Harvest of Silicon Valley is issuing an urgent call for monetary donations as demand for its services continue to rise to near-peak pandemic levels. Financial donations have dropped 37% compared to two years ago when the number of people the food bank served was similar.

Second Harvest of Silicon Valley Asks Community to Give Funds as Donations Fall, Expenses Rise and Need in the Community Elevates to Near Pandemic Levels2023-07-03T14:23:05-07:00

Second Harvest Launches Its Largest Holiday Fundraising Campaign Ever As More Local Families Facing Inflation Need Support

A recent survey of Second Harvest of Silicon Valley’s clients shows increased costs and high gas prices are taking a significant toll on local families, with 93% reporting that they have bought less food due to the impact of inflation.

Second Harvest Launches Its Largest Holiday Fundraising Campaign Ever As More Local Families Facing Inflation Need Support2023-07-03T14:29:13-07:00