Santa Barbara County Foodbank Forced To Turn Away Food Because Of Inadequate Facilities

It’s Santa Barbara County’s largest supplier of food to those in need. Foodbank of Santa Barbara County feeds about 140,000 people a year.  But, due to a problem with its facilities, it has to turn away millions of pounds of food donations annually. KCLU’S Lance Orozco reports Foodbank is now asking the community for help […]

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Giving for all seasons

Thanksgiving 2015 is history, and we’re confident folks at the Santa Barbara County Foodbank are thankful that local citizens came through, again, to donate food for the holiday. The Foodbank takes what is contributed and distributes it to more than 300 charitable agencies and organizations countywide. What the donations do is ensure, for a short […]

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Join the Public Market Holiday Festival for Good Food and Family Fun

By Carrie Cooper for the Santa Barbara Public Market | Published on 11.25.2015 11:13 a.m. Take photos with Santa at the Public Market The Santa Barbara Public Market invites the community to celebrate the most magical time of year at their second annual Holiday Festival, Saturday, Dec. 5 through Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015. Join the market for this festive […]

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Karen Telleen-Lawton: Produce Waste Provides Food for Thought

An estimated 40% of food produced in U.S. is never eaten A weekly Community Supported Agriculture box of produce from John Givens Farm. (Karen Telleen-Lawton photo) By Karen Telleen-Lawton, Noozhawk Columnist | Published on 11.30.2015 12:17 p.m. I admit it: I sort though produce bins to find the perfect avocado, sweet potato, or apple. I […]

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