Abundance in 2014

Written by volunteer Pamela Stone: Harvest Club volunteers and donors can wave goodbye to 2014 with the sweet knowledge that their work yielded a staggering 52,000 pounds of delicious and nutritious produce for families across Orange County. This 52,000 pound … Continued

Kindred Spirits Break Harvest Record!

With every harvest The Harvest Club program completes, we are able to provide more and more fresh produce to those who are food insecure in the Orange County community. Last year, we harvested over 50,000 lbs of produce, amounting to … Continued

Gleaning With Google!

This past Thursday was an exciting day for The Harvest Club program of The Orange County Food Access Coalition! We had the pleasure of being selected as a volunteer opportunity for our local Google chapter. Google employees came out to … Continued

A Celebration of Pollination is Coming!

OC Food Access Coalition will be having a Celebration of Pollination on March 26th, 2014 at the new Frida Cinema in downtown Santa Ana. We will be hosting a private screening of Disneynature’s Wings of Life and also have the … Continued

MLK Tree Scout Day

  OC Food Access Coalition will be having a Harvest Club event in honor of the Martin Luther King Day of Service on January 18th, 2014. The Martin Luther King Day of Service was created in 1994 by congress, and … Continued

Fun Food Fact #8: Peanuts Can Blow Your Mind..

Peanuts are not just used to make peanut butter or peanut M&Ms, but are a key ingredient in some other interesting creations. Peanuts are used in biofuels, massage oil, and are even used in some insecticides because ants and other … Continued

Food Fact #7: Can-berry Sauce

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, I figured I’d make this week’s food fact about a food item commonly enjoyed during turkey day. Many of us look forward to the comfort foods such as mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie, but cranberry sauce … Continued

Fun Food Fact #6: Foods to Dye For

Although the sixties have been behind us for a while now, some people still like sporting tie-dye shirts around. If you are ever interested in dying your own clothing, this fun food fact is for you. Instead of using a dye … Continued

Fun Food Fact #5: A Way to Open Palm-egranates

Pomegranates are one of the sweetest parts of the Winter season. Inside those tough, pink, spherical forms are refreshing, delicious seeds which bring flavor to any dish. The problem with enjoying the pomegranate is that it usually takes a lot … Continued

Food Fact #4: Where Jack-O-Lanterns Turn-ed Up

Halloween is fast approaching! People have acquired their frightening or fun ensembles and decorated their homes with various Halloween symbols.Everything from ghosts on strings to scarecrows with creepy faces to motion-activated animatronics can be found in the front yards and … Continued