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PPE Available For Agricultural Workers

N95 Masks for Agricultural Workers due to poor air quality The Santa Barbara County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office has received a one-time, temporary supply of N95 masks which are to be made available for agricultural workers. The N95 masks are available…

2020 Local Hero by the Santa Barbara Independent

Congratulations to Food Rescue Program Coordinator Julia Blanton on being named a 2020 Local Hero by the Santa Barbara Independent. Julia shares this recognition with two other locals dedicated to food security: Food from the Heart Board Chair Kelly Onnen and Foodbank volunteer Elizabeth…

SBC Food Rescue: Business Outreach

Does your business generate four or more cubic yards of solid waste per week? If so, then you are required to establish an organic waste recycling program. Donation of surplus food is one way to comply.  

The best way to grow food in a city like ours is through food forest landscaping; here, a nectarine flowers next to citrus. | Credit: Brad Smith

Food Forest Landscaping

An article from Santa Barbara Independent, written by Brad Smith, considers how healthy lives can be achieved through food security, social justice, and climate adaptation. The article sheds light on how structural racism oppresses marginalized groups economically, socially, and health-wise…

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