Author: Savannah Evans

Childhood Hunger and Nutrition

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Skipped meals, diets with inadequate nutrition, and other forms of hunger have negative effects on overall health at any age, but children are particularly susceptible. Childhood hunger exacerbates kids’ risk… Read more »

Hunger in the US: Facts & Solutions

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Here’s a look at the state of hunger in the United States, the causes behind food security issues, and the assorted methods used to fight the hunger crisis. While hunger… Read more »

Benefits of CalFresh

Curious about CalFresh? Here’s a starting place to learn all about the program, its requirements and benefits, and the many ways signing up for CalFresh can promote health and wellness… Read more »

CalFresh Awareness Month: Addressing Low Enrollment in SLO County and Why it Matters

San Luis Obispo, CA – May 3, 2022 – May is CalFresh Awareness Month. CalFresh is a vital hunger relief program funded by the United States Department of Agriculture and… Read more »

Eat Healthy on a Budget

Sometimes eating healthy and affording to eat seem like two incompatible ideas. Healthy food can be expensive while unhealthy processed foods are cheap, leading people pressed for money to pay… Read more »

Senior Home Delivery: Grocery Delivery to Home-Bound Seniors

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SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY – A Feeding America grant is making it possible for three local social service organizations to work together to provide free, weekly grocery delivery to SLO… Read more »

Food as Medicine: How Good Food Supports Your Health

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Everyone knows, in a general sense, that eating healthy is good for you. But nutrition does so much more than you may realize. Here’s a look at the concept of… Read more »

National Canned Food Month: Convenience and Nutrition

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Celebrate the month of February with us as we dive into the wonderful world of canned food for National Canned Food Month. In this blog, we’ll explore the history of… Read more »

How to Use SMART Goals to Achieve Your Health Goals

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Are you struggling to achieve your health goals? Do you find yourself constantly starting but never sticking to your plans? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many people face this challenge… Read more »

How to Promote Sustainable Food Systems

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To ensure a secure and nourishing future for generations to come, it is crucial to establish a sustainable food system. A food system encompasses all of the activities that relate… Read more »