North Santa Barbara County – FRESA (Food Resilience, Equity, Sustainability, and Action) is a Working Group collectively addressing food access, food insecurity, and improving the affordability of locally-grown produce in Northern Santa Barbara County.
Route One’s mobile farmers market will serve Lompoc five days a week, prioritizing neighborhoods based on their access to fresh, healthy food.
The Somos Semillas Garden is a community-led project that provides space for place-based learning, public health, nutrition education, and community empowerment.
St. Mark’s launched a community kitchen that serves as a hub for teaching, training, nutrition, and food distribution.
Santa Ynez Valley Community Kitchen at St. Mark’s and Veggie Rescue: Kitchen Activation Success Story
St. Mark’s and Veggie Rescue partner to activate a community food access center to address food access and security.
“Resulted in the establishment of a local garden-to-table system that provided an immersive educational opportunity for families…”
Organic Soup Kitchen is providing organic, locally sourced, nutrient dense soups to support cancer and chronic illness recovery.