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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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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Face of Hunger in SBC Revealed in New Feeding America Report

Noozhawk December 12, 2014 Web http://www.noozhawk.com/article/face_of_hunger_in_santa_barbara_county_revealed_in_feeding_america_report Face of Hunger in Santa Barbara County Revealed in New Feeding America Report Published on 12.12.2014 8:08 a.m. Over 70 percent of local households seeking food assistance from the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County’s network have to choose between paying for food and other necessities such as utilities and […]

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Research: Food Action Plan

LoaCom December 10, 2014 E-newsletter http://us4.campaign-archive2.com/?u=bb6f74402a27e42173af18f0e&id=3ba9784109&e=0fdbf3e5c2​ Research: Food Action Plan: Similar to our 2013 agriculture policy report for the Environmental Defense Center, LoaCom is working on behalf of the Community Environmental Council and Food Bank of SB County on the creation of a Food Action Plan for the region.  […]

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Mac’s Holiday Turkey Pies Help the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County

KEYT December 9, 2014 Web http://www.keyt.com/news/macs-holiday-turkey-pies-help-the-santa-barbara-county-food-bank/30161142?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter Mac’s Holiday Turkey Pies Help the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County A donation from each pie sold in December will support food for the needy John Palminteri, KEYT – KCOY – KKFX Senior Reporter MAC’S FOOD BANK DONATION SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Buying a traditional holiday pie this month will […]

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