Hunger Is…

Santa Barbara, CA — August 29, 2019 —The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is proud to be selected as a charity partner for the Albertsons and Vons Foundation annual Hunger Is campaign to eradicate child hunger. The campaign encourages shoppers to donate at the register while checking out at Albertsons and Vons stores, and then […]

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“Anyone Can Cook” (healthily!)

Ratatouille. It’s a dish many of us have heard of (thank you Disney), but the vast majority of us have neither tasted nor prepared. But why not? This French stew-like dish is packed full of awesome veggies and fresh herbs that taste and smell delicious. Consisting mostly of vegetables–namely eggplant, tomatoes, yellow squashes and zucchinis–this […]

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The Many Faces of Volunteerism

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month and the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County will be shining a spotlight throughout the next several weeks on our amazing volunteers, who enable us to do our work to battle food insecurity throughout the county. Our volunteers come from different backgrounds and places in the world. They range from toddlers […]

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Why Volunteerism is Critical

April is Volunteer Appreciation Month and the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County will be shining a spotlight throughout the next several weeks on our amazing volunteers, who enable us to do our work to battle food insecurity throughout the county. Annually, we engage over 2,000 volunteers in nearly all aspects of our work. We rely […]

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Food as Medicine: An Easy-to-Digest Podcast for a healthier you.

If you missed our Food as Medicine Lesson on cruciferous vegetables, have no fear! We have turned the information into a bite-sized podcast, so you can learn about making nutritious choices wherever you are. Feel free to download and distribute to your friends! About the Food as Medicine Program: Food as Medicine at the Foodbank […]

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Vibeke’s Simple Arugula Salad (that her kids love)

This recipe comes from Vibeke Weiland, the chair of our board and also a certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner practicing at Santa Barbara Wellness for Life in Santa Barbara. This is a simple recipe that she and her kids love! With it’s simple ingredients and little-assembly-required technique, it’s the perfect way to add kid-friendly cruciferous veggies to […]

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