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Local Farms & Local Foods Resources

Green Gardener program at the SBCC School of Extended Learning DOWNLOAD FLYER The Green Gardener Program offers education, training, certification, and the promotion of participating gardeners and landscape contractors. This regional program trains gardeners in resource-efficient landscaping practices within Santa…

Cuyama Lamb – Reservations available now

From grazing fire breaks in the Santa Ynez Mountains to protecting the endangered native grasslands of San Marcos Foothills, our lamb is 100% range-raised. You can feel good and eat well knowing these lambs have contributed to soil health and…

Fruit Tree Hosting – Greenspot Farming

We cover the cost and planting of new fruit trees to make your green spaces beautiful and productive. Host fruit trees and become a member of the distributed farm. Enjoy your fresh fruit as your trees grow, and we will be there to collect the excess fruit and find a place for it in our food system. Reduce your carbon footprint, grow more healthy food, and farm with us!

A Toolkit for Strengthening Your Local Food System

Filled with tips and insights for food lovers of all skill and knowledge levels of local food, this toolkit offers ideas and resources for strengthening the local food systems in your community—from shopping at farmers markets to growing your own food to investing in and advocating for local food businesses.

Local Harvest Delivery

Local Harvest Delivery hand-selects produce from local and sustainable family farms and delivers to your door every Saturday. They deliver to Santa Barbara, Goleta, Montecito, Summerland, Carpinteria and Ventura. They post the contents of each week’s box on their website.…

John Givens Farm

John Givens has been farming in Santa Barbara County for 30 years and has 12 different farm properties in cultivation throughout the area. This farm adds trace minerals from rock dust to their soil as well as compost, promoting what…

Finley Farms

Finley Farms in Santa Ynez offers a large variety of seasonal row crops such as lettuce, beets, tomatoes, turnips, rutabagas, fennel, and peas, as well as melons, strawberries and raspberries, to name a few. You can read more about the…

Farm Cart Organics

Farm Cart Organics is a family run, organic produce delivery business. They deliver weekly to locations in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties. Cost: $12.25-$100 per week. Phone: 805 452-4823 E-mail: farmcartorganics.com Source: Edible Santa Barbara

The Farm Box Collective

The Farm Box Collective has grown from a single farm CSA (formerly Ellwood Canyon Farms) into a CSA collective of local organic farmers that we have worked with for several years. This ensures a diverse weekly box that supports several…

Dare to Dream Farms

Dare 2 Dream Farms in Lompoc specializes in backyard chickens, handcrafted coops, free-range eggs, organic produce, and although they have a CSA, it is currently sold out. Check their website for updates. Website: www.dare2dreamfarms.com Source: Edible Santa Barbara

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