Author: Savannah Evans

Harvest Leader Toolbox

Greetings Harvest Leaders! See below for links to supporting documents for your Harvest Leader role in the GleanSLO Program. General Harvest Leader Training Manual Safety Guidelines GleanSLO Talking Points Scouting… Read more »

Tips for CalFresh EBT Security

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In today’s digital age, protecting your financial resources is more crucial than ever. For CalFresh recipients, safeguarding Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards and the funds they carry is paramount. In… Read more »

I’m Experiencing Food Insecurity. What Do I Do?

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Facing food insecurity is a daunting experience that many encounter unexpectedly. Whether due to a sudden job loss, regional high cost-of-living, or unforeseen financial challenges, finding oneself unsure of where… Read more »

SLO Food Bank Celebrates 14 Years of GleanSLO Program with Milestone of 3 Million Pounds of Produce Gleaned

San Luis Obispo County, CA – February 2024 – GleanSLO, a food rescue program of the SLO Food Bank, commemorates its 14th anniversary this February with a remarkable achievement: gleaning… Read more »

Nutrition for Hypertension and Heart Disease

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Heart disease and high blood pressure — known as hypertension — are two of the most common health challenges in the US today. A 2023 report found that nearly half… Read more »

Summertime Hunger in Children: Summer Breakfast Bag Initiative

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Summer should be a time of joy and play for children, but for many families in San Luis Obispo County, the season also marks a period of uncertainty—uncertainty about when… Read more »

All About Peanut Butter

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Peanut butter — a staple in many households — is much more than a delicious spread. It’s a versatile and nutritious food with numerous health benefits and a wide variety… Read more »

How to Make an Affordable Holiday Meal

The holiday season is synonymous with festive decorations, joyous gatherings, and — of course — sumptuous meals. However, for many, the idea of preparing a delicious holiday feast can be… Read more »

Diabetes Awareness Month: Nutrition for Diabetes Management

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November marks Diabetes Awareness Month, a time dedicated to bringing attention to diabetes, a condition that affects millions of people worldwide. Various organizations and health professionals come together in November… Read more »

SLO Food Bank Welcomes Molly Kern as Incoming Chief Executive Officer

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The SLO Food Bank is proud to announce their selection of Molly Kern as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) upon the departure of current CEO Garret Olson at… Read more »