Drought Squeezing Local Foodbanks

Foodbanks are paying more for higher demand staple crops. Keith Carls, KCOY Central Coast News Reporter, KeithCarls@kcoy.com POSTED: 05:14 PM PDT Apr 16, 2014 UPDATED: 10:27 AM PDT Apr 17, 2014 Drought Squeezing Local Foodbanks Link to Video: http://www.keyt.com/news/drought-squeezing-local-foodbanks/25522730 SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. – The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County helps those who need help putting food on the table. “The majority of people who we serve are working”, Foodbank […]

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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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How Duff Goldman, Pompeian Oil and I Teamed Up To Donate $5000 to the Foodbank

by Fun And Fit on FEBRUARY 23, 2014 in BOOMER LIFE, DIET, NUTRITION, FOOD AND EATING, FOOD,NUTRITION The tweet Duff Wrote Just for Me! The Santa Barbara Foodbank is $5000 richer, thanks to a contest I won that was sponsored by Pompeian Oil, and judged by celebrity chef Duff Goldman of Ace of Cakesfame. I’m not a professional baker, and definitely not a pro […]

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Carpinteria Boys & Girls Club Served 115,000 Snacks in 2013 with Foodbank Support

The United Boys & Girls Club of Carpinteria announced that the organization was able to serve more than 115,000 nutritional snacks to local youths in 2013 thanks to the food support of the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. The Foodbank provided enough free and low-priced food items for the club to serve a vast accumulation of healthy snacks […]

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