/food waste
4 06, 2016

Nutrition Newbie: Ugly Fruit Gets a Makeover

June 4th, 2016|

"Nutrition Newbie" is a series focused on basic nutrition information and tips. Special Blog Post By: Elena Hollander, Second Harvest Food Bank Community Nutrition Manager At Second Harvest, we are so lucky to be able to distribute more fresh fruits and vegetables than any other food bank in the country! One reason we’re able to [...]

8 05, 2016

To the Rescue! Rescuing Food for Our Neighbors in Need

May 8th, 2016|

Special Blog Post By: Sam Greenberg, Food Resources Representative Over the past several months, I have been delivering personalized appreciation and a message of THANKS to our Grocery Rescue retail donors such as Walmart, Target, Sprouts Farmers Market and Lucky Supermarkets. In 2015, our 75+ retail donors donated more than 4 million pounds of grocery [...]

16 02, 2016

Could Prepared Foods Help End Local Hunger?

February 16th, 2016|

Special Blog Post By: Alisa Tantraphol, Second Harvest Food Bank Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships An estimated 40% of all food produced in the United States ends up in landfills, wasted in a country where 1 in 7 Americans struggles with hunger. If you spend any time on corporate campuses, at catered events, or in [...]