No one ever expects to have to ask for help — most people exhaust their resources before taking this step. But the financial devastation caused by the pandemic, along [...]
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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.
One of the best ways to reduce food waste is by understanding the meaning behind food date labels, known as ‘expiration dates’ to most. This handout will help you [...]
These fun baby food recipes are filled with nutrient-dense foods that the food bank provides weekly. With just a few simple ingredients, you can create easy, low-cost, and tasty meals [...]
To make it easier than ever for local families to access free summer meals, Second Harvest recently launched a site locator on its website. Families can go to www.shfb.org/mealsforkids and enter their location using their address, city or zip code.
Mindful eating means being fully attentive with our food - inviting us to be present while cooking, serving, or eating. It allows us to truly savor our food without judgment [...]
Do you know anyone who is food insecure? You might be surprised, because the signs of food insecurity aren’t always obvious.What is food insecurity? Is it the same as hunger?Hunger [...]
Nourishing your body throughout the day does not have to happen just during mealtime. Good nutrition can be spread throughout the day with snacks, beverages, and even desserts. Here are [...]
Well-balanced nutrition is key to boosting your immune system and helping fight damage and inflammation in the body. These four key vitamins along with nutrient-rich food sources such as [...]
A food allergy is an immune system reaction that occurs soon after eating a certain food. Even a tiny amount of the allergy-causing food can trigger signs and symptoms such [...]