Growing the Table Aims to Provide Free, Organic Produce to Salinas Farmworkers
The Salinas Californian (September 13th, 2021) – Growing the Table Aims to Provide Free, Organic Produce to Salinas Farmworkers
by: Jocelyn Ortega
Food insecurity has only gotten worse since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly for those in the fields earning low wages while feeding the rest of America. In the last year, hundreds of Salinas families relied on donated food boxes but many worry it is still not enough. Recent food donation efforts were made by Growing the Table, a pilot program that delivered locally grown food to food-insecure families throughout the Central Coast since May.
They have donated more than 138,000 pounds of food to Salinas families and throughout Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties. However, with the end of this 15-week program set for October, the hope is that Growing the Table can get the funding needed to continue serving families long-term.
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Beneficial State Bank Aims To Transform A Traditional Industry By Empowering Consumers And Communities
Forbes (September 2nd, 2021) – Banking On A Better Future: Beneficial State Bank Aims To Transform A Traditional Industry By Empowering Consumers And Communities by: Christopher Marquis In establishing Beneficial State Bank as a financial institution with social and environmental impact in mind, co-founders Kat Taylor and Tom Steyer saw an opportunity to serve as […]
San Jose Mercury (September 23th, 2021) – Opinion: Sounds of El Camino Real Bring New, Diverse Perspectives Opinion: Sounds of El Camino Real bring new, diverse perspectives El Camino Real, otherwise known as Highway 101, the Mission Road, the Silicon Valley freeway, the King’s Road, the road with the bells — yes, that road — […]