Tag Archives: food

Cultivating a Robust Local Food System Santa Barbara County Food Action Network

We all know the basic needs of life: air, water, food, and shelter. Here in Santa Barbara County, all four […more…]

Santa Barbara County Food Action Network Santa Barbara County Food Action Network

Everything seems to move quickly these days, but the speed of growth and expansion of the Santa Barbara County Food […more…]

Tom Reed to Retire after 20 Years  Unity Shoppe

“Having Served Unity Shoppe since 2002, and with the charity in a strong position, the time is right.” Tom Reed, […more…]

“Taste of Santa Barbara”Announces Complete Lineup of Events, Including Farm Tours, Cooking Classes, Panels, Pop-Ups & More! Santa Barbara County Food Action Network

A variety of new events have been added to the culinary celebration, presented by the Santa Barbara Culinary Experience in […more…]

Organic Soup Kitchen Awarded $2,500 Matching Grant from The Jessica and Kevin Brine Foundation and The Giving List Organic Soup Kitchen

Organic Soup Kitchen has been named a recipient of The Jessica and Kevin Brine Foundation and The Giving List’s $2,500 […more…]

Beyond Christmas Unity: No Off-Season for Food and Services Unity Shoppe

It might seem like bad timing to be writing about Unity Shoppe in the last week of the year, considering […more…]

Deckers Brands 12 Days of Giving Benefits Organic Soup Kitchen Organic Soup Kitchen

Shop Deckers Brand Showcase on December 22rd and 40% Will Support Organic Soup Kitchen  Organic Soup Kitchen has been named […more…]

It Takes a Village to Help Our Community Unity Shoppe

In the early 1900s, Dr. Pearl Chase was a transformational figure in the beautification of Santa Barbara, founding the Community […more…]

Building a Resilient Food System Santa Barbara County Food Action Network

Boasting a year-round growing calendar, Santa Barbara County is known as a food mecca, ranking in the top one percent […more…]

The Santa Barbara Community is Like Peanut Butter — and Unity Shoppe — the Jelly! Unity Shoppe

With school back in session, it’s an exciting time of the year for many children, but, sadly, there are thousands […more…]

Organic Soup Kitchen Crab Boil Fundraiser Raises $30,000 Organic Soup Kitchen

Funds move low-income cancer patients, seniors, and chronically ill off waiting list    Organic Soup Kitchen hosted a Crab Boil […more…]

2020: A Challenging (and Rewarding) Year Like No Other… Unity Shoppe

2020 was a year like no other, and it confirmed for us that nothing – not even a worldwide pandemic […more…]

Dine & Donate: Los Agaves to Donate Proceeds of April 21 Event to Friendship Center Friendship Center

In an event sponsored by the Santa Barbara Association of Realtors (SBAOR), Los Agaves Restaurant is cooking up an authentic […more…]

Feeding Our Community: The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Adjusts to Meet Our COVID Needs Foodbank of Santa Barbara County

To say that the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County has been busy is an understatement – the nonprofit distributed 9,708,944 […more…]

Organic Soup Kitchen Gets a Makeover Organic Soup Kitchen Gets a Makeover

A new antimicrobial floor and upgraded office space to better serve clients  Organic Soup Kitchen’s 2,000 square foot commercial kitchen […more…]

At Covid-19 One-year Mark, Foodbank Deepens Commitment to End Hunger Amid Unprecedented Need Foodbank of Santa Barbara County

In addition to meeting doubled demand for supplemental food for the last year, Santa Barbara County’s primary food assistance organization […more…]

Feeding Hungry People During a Rolling Crisis Foodbank of Santa Barbara County

When disaster struck in the form of COVID lockdowns and an unfolding economic crisis, the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County […more…]