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ACME Hospitality Has Prepared More Than 500 Meals For The Unsheltered Populations Through City Net And New Beginnings Counseling Center. Photo Courtesty ACME Hospitality

Making a Match

Santa Barbara County Food Rescue, a program of the Community Environmental Council, includes multiple collaborations to support countywide efforts to feed those in need during the COVID-19 crisis.The program matches donors that have excess, nutritious food with organizations serving food…

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Unraveling the Kinks in the Local Food Chain to Build and Sustain a Resilient Food System

Two of the founding members of the Santa Barbara County Food Action Network — Erik Talkin, CEO of Foodbank of Santa Barbara County, and Sigrid Wright, CEO of the Community Environmental Council — sat down with food writer Leslie Dinaberg to discuss how COVID-19 is sending shock waves through a fragile global food system, and why this is a particularly good time to build a healthy, sustainable and decentralized food system.
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Santa Barbara County Food Rescue

COVID-19 Response Food Resources and Collaboration Information Hub

Santa Barbara County Food Rescue is now compiling and managing a centralized database of food recovery resources. This includes matching chefs and caterers who are able to intentionally create prepared meals with agencies that serve seniors, unsheltered populations and others dealing with increased need due to COVID-19. All organizations supporting charitable food donation, delivery, or distribution during this time are encouraged to share what they are doing and where they need help through this county-wide database.
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Women’s Economic Ventures

They have a lot of resources and information on their website. For Santa Barbara county and Ventura county business owners needing assistance, please call WEV’s Response Line 805-456-2342 (Spanish 805-908-0096) to leave a message and receive a call-back within one business day.
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