Harvest of Knowledge


Thank you for your interest in the 2018 Harvest of Knowledge Partner Conference. A wealth of information was presented, which can be found in the presentations below. Together, we can do more to improve our community!

2018 Harvest of Knowledge Partner Conference Agenda


Congratulations to our 2018 award winners!

Ultimate Food Connector
Society of St. Vincent de Paul of San Mateo Area County

Outstanding Grocery Rescue Partner
Community Services Agency of Mt. View and Los Altos

Health Hero Award
Rahshon Dixon, Mateo Lodge - Wally's Place

Inspirational Leadership Award
CALL Primrose

Volunteer Warrior Award
Regina Eng
Marie Lawton

McCown-Takalo Hunger Fighter Award
Poncho Guevara, Executive Director, Sacred Heart Community Service
Joseph Egan, Director of Operations, Mid-Peninsula Boys and Girls Club




Welcome and State of the Food Bank

Keynote: Eating Healthy Is A Revolutionary Act!


Session I:


Build Empathy and Compassion - Turn Stigma into Compassion

Immigration 101 - Service Provider Readiness

Agency Safety and Security

Client Experience - Gather Feedback from Clients and Learn How to Use It!

Food Labels and Food Waste Prevention

We Got Your Back - Safe Lifting Techniques and Back Injury Prevention


Session II:


Client Support - How to ID and Report Suspected Abuse

Change Management - Help Your Team Work Through Change

Health - Blood Pressure Management - Know Your Numbers

Mindfulness in Action - Connect to Self and Others

Public Policy - Protect and Strengthen Nutrition Programs


Session III:


2018 Food Safety Training