Foodbank Establishes Emergency Thomas Fire & Flood Food Distribution Sites

The Foodbank is the primary provider of food in case of emergency in our region. We work with a strong network of government, health, school and private partners to ensure that everyone affected has access to fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy groceries, nutritious snacks and clean drinking water. The Foodbank has identified and are serving […]

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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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Food Justice at the Forefront

By Shelly Leachman and Alec Rosenberg, UC Santa Barbara and UC Newsroom Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Web http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/food-justice-forefront Shouldn’t food be a right, not a privilege? And what is the difference between being fed and being nourished? With a central theme of food justice, such subjects were explored during the three-day, inaugural California Higher Education […]

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Mar 23 – Lompoc Empty Bowls

The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is proud to announce Lompoc Empty Bowls on Wednesday March 23rd 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Dick Dewees Community and Senior Center Check out the Facebook Event Page For a donation (ticket price: $25), attendees select a beautiful hand-crafted ceramic bowl, enjoy a meal of gourmet soup and bread, […]

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Santa Barbara County Foodbank’s Growing Clientele

Santa Maria Times December 16, 2014 Web http://santamariatimes.com/news/local/santa-barbara-county-foodbank-uncovers-information-about-growing-clientele/article_eb97aad9-4e1a-5477-bc53-6c3a804851cd.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter Santa Barbara County Foodbank uncovers information about growing clientele Many working families made tough choices in Santa Barbara County to make ends meet and ensure there was food on the table over the past year, according to the Hunger in America 2014 study released by the Foodbank […]

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Santa Barbara County Foodbank’s Growing Clientele

Lompoc Record December 16, 2014 Newspaper, pg. A2, A4 http://lompocrecord.com/santamaria/news/local/santa-barbara-county-foodbank-uncovers-information-about-growing-clientele/article_38bd83d7-dbae-5064-954c-56c569c54470.html Santa Barbara County Foodbank uncovers information about growing clientele Many working families made tough choices in Santa Barbara County to make ends meet and ensure there was food on the table over the past year, according to the Hunger in America 2014 study released by […]

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Dec 13 – The Old Town Orcutt Parade

Our friends at the Orcutt LC Community Foundation, Inc. have chosen the Foodbank as nonprofit beneficiary of the parade on December 13, 2014. For over half a century, the Old Town Orcutt Christmas Parade has demonstrated the very best of small town spirit and community involvement – it is truly an old-fashioned community event and continues […]

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