The BEET: Heirloom Tomato, Peach, and Basil Summer Salad

At the Foodbank, we pride ourselves in teaching others the importance of and value in preparing seasonal recipes that nourish our body. And late Summer time is all about sweet and juicy tomatoes and peaches. The sweetness of the peach perfectly balances the acidity of the tomato, and lucky for us, they are both in […]

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Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Seeks Community Votes in ‘Your Favorite Charity’ Contest

  http://www.noozhawk.com/article/foodbank_of_santa_barbara_county_finalist_your_favorite_charity_contest By Amy Bernstein for the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County | Published on 07.25.2014 3:45 p.m. Help the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County continue to end hunger and transform the health of Santa Barbara County by voting in KSBY and PG&E’s “Your Favorite Charity” contest! The charity that gathers the most votes overall will walk away with […]

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Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Seeks Community’s Vote for $10,000 Prize

http://nprnsb.org/foodbank-of-santa-barbara-county-seeks-communitys-vote-for-10000-prize/ Help Foodbank of Santa Barbara County continue to end hunger and transform the health of Santa Barbara County by voting in KSBY and PG&E’s “Your Favorite Charity” contest! The charity that gathers the most votes overall will walk away with $10,000 and the charity that gathers the most votes per category will receive $2,000 […]

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McCune Foundation Awards $330,000 in Social Justice Grants

http://www.noozhawk.com/article/mccune_foundation_awards_330000_in_social_justice_grants_20140609 By Claudia Armann for the McCune Foundation | Published on 06.09.2014 5:24 p.m. The McCune Foundation awarded $330,000 for community organizing projects in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Twelve groups received grants in May to support teams of parents, grandparents, immigrants, teens and other concerned residents in creating beneficial changes in their communities. “Inequality continues to be […]

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FOODBANK’S INAUGURAL FORK & CORK CLASSIC

http://www.santabarbara.com/dining/news/2014/05/29/foodbanks-inaugural-fork-cork-classic/ The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County has announced the inaugural Santa Barbara Fork & Cork Classic taking place Sunday, June 1st from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., at the Montecito Country Club, 920 Summit Road in Montecito. “Having been extensively involved in Foodbank tasting events in past years, I am thrilled to carry on […]

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Growing Cities: A Film About Urban Farming in America

Thursday, May 15, 2014 7pm – 8:30pm Santa Barbara Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St, Santa Barbara CA 93101 http://www.growingcitiesmovie.com Growing Cities is a film about urban farming in America. At a time when so much negative attention is paid to the food system—from mad cows to factory farms—this film tells the inspiring stories of […]

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