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The Santa Barbara County Food Action Network connects, aligns, and activates food system changemakers to develop a robust local food economy, a healthy and just community, and a well-stewarded, resilient foodshed. Learn more.

REGIONAL HIGHLIGHT: Lompoc Valley

The Lompoc region was first home to the Chumash, who lived in the Valley for nearly 10,000 years before European contact. The origin of Lompoc’s name (pronounced lom-poke) derives from the Chumash village place name, with various meanings such as lakes and lagoons. In 1888, the City of Lompoc was incorporated and established as a farming community and has since had a rich agricultural history. Read more

California Plowshares
Leveraging a cooperative model to increase access to quality farming equipment, support local grain production, and provide opportunities to share knowledge and expertise.
Sassafras Food Truck and Lompoc Community Food Hub
The Community Food Access Center will strengthen the regional food system by creating new markets for farmers, ranchers, and fisherfolk and increasing access for food business owners and Lompoc Residents.
Lompoc High School Agriculture Program
Training students for the bounty of career opportunities in the Santa Barbara County food system – and beyond.
Route One Mobile Farmers Market
Providing equitable access to produce, addressing nutrition security, and strengthening local food distribution in North Santa Barbara County.
Photo Courtesy Dare 2 Dream Farms
Dare 2 Dream Farms
Providing food access and closing the food system loop through Community Supported Agriculture.
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