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School's out, but hunger doesn't take a vacation

School's out, but hunger doesn't take a vacation

Kristina works long hours serving low-income moms at WIC, which provides state grants, healthcare referrals and nutrition education for new moms. As a mom who used WIC for her own children, Kristina was familiar with the program, and that made her a great fit for her job.

But all is not well for Kristina and her kids, who range in age from kindergarten to seventh grade. Read more

Summer meal programs start June 19

Summer meal programs start June 19

Summer Meal programs start on June 19, 2017.  The program will end on August 18, 2017. All children 18 and under are eligible. For more, see Spokane Public Schools' site. ...

Nutritious Knowledge

Nutritious Knowledge

By Taryn Phaneuf Originally published in The Pacific Northwest Inlander Shelves at the Community Food Bank in Pullman overflow with cans of cranberry sauce left over from the holidays. Row...

Dairy Farmers Fight Hunger

Dairy Farmers Fight Hunger

"Families who are stretched financially often can’t afford the fresh, nutritious foods that children in particular need,” says Holly Siler, regional executive director of Second Ha...

Fresh produce helps seniors facing food shortages

Fresh produce helps seniors facing food shortages

Jo Hayes, or Mama Jo, as she likes to be called, lives at Vintage at Spokane, a 55+ apartment complex on Spokane’s North Side. She comes down to visit with Second Harvest’s AmeriCorps t...

Summer hits hard for kids depending on school meals

Summer hits hard for kids depending on school meals

Kristina works long hours serving low-income moms at WIC (Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children), which provides state grants, healthcare referrals and nutrition ed...

To improve patient diets, the doctor is in … the kitchen

To improve patient diets, the doctor is in … the kitchen

When you go to the doctor, you often leave with a prescription for medicine, but some doctors are experimenting with a new kind of prescription, one for fresh, healthy food. ...

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