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Community Environmental Council Receives Food Rescue Grant and Partners with SBCC and Allan Hancock College to Feed Hungry Students

The Community Environmental Council (CEC) received $116,000 from Cal Recycle to feed hungry students at Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) and Allan Hancock College as part of an innovative food rescue program that will also help our region reduce waste and fight climate change.

Film Screening: The Biggest Little Farm

A testament to the immense complexity of nature, The Biggest Little Farm follows two dreamers and a dog on an odyssey to bring harmony to both their lives and the…

Good Food For Good

Good Food for Good

Bruce Cleveland and Jefferson Woeste invite you to a fun Sunday dinner benefitting the launch of the new SYV Community Kitchen at St. Mark's-in-the-Valley. Local legend Chef Frank Ostini will be cooking at historic Rancho San Antonio on Sunday, May 19 at 6 pm.

Food Insecurity in Higher Education Public Forum

Join the Santa Barbara County community in addressing the food insecurity crisis happening at our own local colleges. Many students face some degree of food insecurity, leading us to question…

Power to the soil!

CEC's Food Program, in partnership with the King & King Ranch, the Ventura Resource Conservation District and the UC Cooperative Extension, are putting together a Healthy Soils demonstration project in…

Providing Another Option For Students Facing Food Insecurity, UC Santa Barbara Has Opened A Food Pantry At Sierra Madre Villages.

A Full Plate

Providing another option for students facing food insecurity, UC Santa Barbara has opened a food pantry at Sierra Madre Villages.

Dr Sara Goldrick-Rab: Addressing Students’ Basic Needs

Join us for an evening with scholar-activist Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab while she discusses the new economics of colleges and how they have created a crisis of basic needs insecurity on…

Thank you for helping us build the Food Action Plan Network!

Last week nearly 75 people attended the Santa Barbara County Food Action Plan (SBCFAP) listening session, where businesses, schools, neighborhoods, and organizations of all types shared and connected with others engaged in making a secure food system for our county.
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Carbon Farming Initiative Takes Tentative First Steps in Santa Ynez Valley

Article first appeared on Noozhawk On a recent morning in the Santa Ynez Valley, a crowd of people gathered at the Ted Chamberlin Ranch to discuss soil health and so-called…

Environmental and Agricultural Leaders Partner to Host Healthy Soils Field Day & Compost Demonstration

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