Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Launches Text Program to Provide Food Information and Access to More of Local Population

  Community members can text “FOOD” in English or “COMIDA” in Spanish to (877) FOOD801 ((877) 366-3801). After providing their ZIP code, information about the three SAFE Food Net distribution locations nearest to them will be texted back. This service is free, though messaging costs may apply. NEWS RELEASE 5.15.2020 Foodbank Launches Text-to-Find-SAFE-Food Program to […]

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Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Launches Text Program to Provide Food Information and Access to More of Local Population

Community members can text “FOOD” in English or “COMIDA” in Spanish to (877) FOOD801 ((877) 366-3801). After providing their ZIP code, information about the three SAFE Food Net distribution locations nearest to them will be texted back. This service is free, though messaging costs may apply. NEWS RELEASE 5.15.2020 Foodbank Launches Text-to-Find-SAFE-Food Program to Increase […]

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El Foodbank del condado de Santa Barbara presenta el programa de mensajes de texto para proporcionar más información de alimentos a la población local

Los miembros de la comunidad pueden marcar “COMIDA” en español o “FOOD” en inglés al (877) 366-3801 (877-FOOD801). Después de proporcionar su código postal, se les muestra la información sobre los tres lugares de distribución de alimentos SAFE más cercanos a ellos. Este servicio es gratuito, pero puede que haya costes. COMUNICADO DE PRENSA 15.5.2020 […]

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Unraveling the Kinks in the Local Food Chain to Build and Sustain a Resilient Food System

The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a light on the weaknesses in our current food system. But Santa Barbara County’s Food Action Plan — a  community-driven strategic plan that assesses and provides recommendations for how we grow, distribute, consume, and dispose of food — has proved to be an increasingly relevant blueprint for our community. Spearheaded […]

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