Partners Summit at Pacifica Graduate Institute

Keynote speaker and honorable first district supervisor Salud Carbajal discussed the quality of our food distribution system, what it means when you eat “bad” food, and more at the Partner’s Summit at the Pacifica Graduate Institute on September 24th. Highlights from Salud Carbajal’s speech: “Simply put, bad food is bad for our health, bad for […]

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What is Plant Based Eating? And Why Should I Care?

The environment and its health is a hot topic right now.  Similarly, OUR health is a hot topic right now.  Many of us have seen the warnings… 1. If the whole world lived like we do in the United States, we would need 4.1 earths.1 2. More than one-third (34.9% or 78.6 million) of U.S. […]

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Community Programs Coordinator 

Organization: Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Position Title: Community Programs Coordinator Reports to: Director of Community Impact Location: Santa Barbara Warehouse (4554 Hollister Ave, Santa Barbara) or Santa Maria Warehouse (490 W Foster Road, Santa Maria) Objective of Job: The Community Programs Coordinator oversees key community programs, and assists in the oversight and evaluation of […]

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March 30 – Lompoc Empty Bowls Serves Hundreds to Help Feed Hungry

Soups of all kinds were served — and promptly gobbled up — Wednesday in Lompoc at a key fundraiser for the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. Judith Monte, Foodbank development manager, estimated late Wednesday afternoon that the 11th annual Lompoc Empty Bowls event served between 400 and 450 people in addition to volunteers, putting it on […]

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April 22 – Foxen Canyon Food Drive

Foxen Canyon Wine Trail Food Drive Flier March 21st, 2015 – April 22nd, 2015 Receive one complimentary tasting for every two non perishable food items you bring in. Please donate items that are Foods 2 Encourage. Thank you! Participating Wineries: Andrew Murray, Cambria, Cottonwood Canyon, Fess Parker, Firestone, Foxen Vineyard & Winery, Kenneth Volk, Koehler, Martian Ranch, Rancho Sisquoc, Riverbench, Tres Hermanas, Zaca Mesa […]

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Meet Amy, The Pear Princess

Santa Barbara’s youngest foodies “FLIP” for good nutrition in Foodbank’s Food Literacy in Preschool Program at Storyteller Children’s Center Four-year-old Amy is a self proclaimed fan of pears. She loves learning about fruits and vegetables, and especially enjoys participating in fun activities like making recipes with her family using fresh produce from Foodbank’s Food Literacy […]

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FOODBANK THANKSGIVING DRIVE

   http://sbseasons.com/blog/foodbankthanksgiving/ FOODBANK THANKSGIVING DRIVE POSTED ON NOV 19  Help Foodbank give back during the holiday season for its annual Thanksgiving Drive taking place from November 15-26. With the goal of raising $160,000 and collecting 4,500 turkeys, your donation will help families in need enjoy a warm Thanksgiving meal with loved ones. Wells Fargo will be sponsoring the Thanksgiving Drive […]

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