Another talented staff member has joined the Second Harvest team! Chef Terah joined the Nutrition team in February and she’s been busy cooking some great things up. Read on to learn more about Chef Terah and the new opportunities she’s sharing with agencies. Hi Chef Terah. What type of work […]
Did you know that March 11th is Registered Dietitians and Nutritionists Day? Don’t forget to wish them a “Happy RDN Day!” March kicks off National Nutrition Month. This year’s theme is “Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle.” Here are 5 ways you can do just that.
Since the beginning of April, students from Evans Community School have been chopping, slicing and sautéing in an after-school, 9-week culinary training pilot program in the Darden Foundation Community Kitchen. This pilot program came about when Evans approached Second Harvest about teaching nutrition and cooking to their students. With the […]
By: Christy Merritt, Dietetic Intern It’s Hunger Action Month! The theme for this year is “Together We Can Solve Hunger.” A large part of this is providing nutritious food to people in need. Distributing nutritious food into our community provides those who are hungry with essential nutrients that help the […]
Over the last 6 weeks, high-schoolers at one of our new Kids Café sites—the Eatonville Boys & Girls Club—have dove into nutrition! A special thanks to Winter Park Health Foundation for their generous support and funding. These were a great group of teens, and I really enjoyed working with them. They were […]
Florida’s Secretary of Agriculture Adam Putnam addressed a gathering of community leaders and partners this week at Nap Ford Charter School in downtown Orlando. The Orlando Magic’s Bo Outlaw, Nick Anderson and “Stuff”, the Magic’s mascot, were all on hand to spread the word about the Summer Food Program. Florida […]