Butter Lettuce Nectarine Salad

Ingredients 1/3 cup walnuts 5 cups butter lettuce or any type of lettuce 2 ripe nectarines, pitted and sliced 2 tbls bottled raspberry vinaigrette dressing Directions Add walnuts to a skillet placed over medium, high heat. Toast nuts until they start to deeply brown in spots and smell fragrant. Set aside. Wash and dry lettuce […]

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Colorful Kale Salad

Prep time: 10 minutes Serving size: 1 ½ cups Servings: 3 Tastes: 6 Ingredients 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar ½ teaspoon each salt and black pepper 4 cups finely chopped kale, tough ribs removed 2 cups finely chopped red cabbage 2 cups grated carrots 2 apples, grated with peels […]

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Strawberries vital to local, state economy

SB COUNTY AMONG TOP PRODUCERS, REPORTS SHOWS Freshly picked strawberries wait to be moved at Manzanita Berry Farms in Santa Maria, The California Strawberry Commission released a first-ever state wide economic report detailing the $3.4 billion economic contributions of strawberry farming to the state. March 19, 2014 12:45 am  •  Erin Lennon / elennon@santamariatimes.com Strawberries may be […]

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Commentary: Foodbank of Santa Barbara County seeks to help area seniors

March 13, 2014 Commentary: Foodbank of Santa Barbara County seeks to help area seniors By Frank X. Moraga / Amigos805 Frank X. Moraga Sunny beaches, vibrant retail centers and an improving housing market seem to indicate that the 805 region has weathered the worst of the economic storm of the Great Recession. But just in time to […]

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Foodbank to Host Inaugural Santa Barbara Fork &Cork Classic on Sunday, June 1st at Montecito Country Club

PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Originally published 6:31 p.m., March 4, 2014 Updated 6:31 p.m., March 4, 2014 Proceeds will benefit Foodbank’s over 300 local nonprofit partners source: THE FOODBANK OF SANTA BARBARA COUNTY The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is pleased to announce the inaugural Santa Barbara Fork & Cork Classic taking place Sunday, June 1st from 3:00 p.m. to […]

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