Collaboration Cooks Up Food Action Plan for Santa Barbara County

Document assesses how food is grown, distributed, consumed and disposed of with an eye toward sustainability and a food-secure future Fifth District Supervisor Steve Lavagnino speaks about the Santa Barbara County Food Action Plan during an event at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria. (Janene Scully / Noozhawk photo)   As students filled bags with […]

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Food Action Plan in the News

We are honored and excited for the future of Santa Barbara County.  Our Food Action Plan is a true team effort that assesses the chain of food distribution and seeks to foster greater sustainability. Thank you to KSBY, Noozhawk & SB Independent for covering this important work. Read More Noozhawk article here KSBY here Santa Barbara […]

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End Summer Hunger

In Santa Barbara County, A staggering 84% of children in our county receive free or reduced-priced lunches during the school year, and don’t receive any meal assistance during the summer. That’s over 34,000 kids. This summer, we need to raise $100,000 to provide healthy food to kids in our community who will go hungry during the […]

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Santa Barbara Fermentation Festival

The 6th annual Santa Barbara Fermentation Festival will showcase local and regional experts on the history, benefits and preparation of fermented foods. This year, the Foodbank is the nonprofit beneficiary and will receive a percentage of the event proceeds. Tickets on sale now. The festival includes samples of 75+ artisan fermented foods from 40+ exhibitors, three […]

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