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7 Tips to Slash Food Waste at Home

Food waste accounts for roughly 8-10 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, the U.N. Environment Programme reports. That’s almost twice the annual emissions produced by…

Santa Barbara County Food Action Network – Creating a More Resilient, Localized Food System

SBCFAN's Executive Director, Shakira Miracle explains how the Network's is investing in and building a more equitable food system, promote health and wellness and strengthen the foodshed.

Inside Julia’s Kitchen: Meet Sonja Magdevski and Shakira Miracle

SBCFAN's Excutive Director the region's talks with podcast host Todd Schulkin about Santa Barbara's rich local food system, as well as how to make it more…

Help save the world by composting your kitchen scraps. Here’s how

Find our how you can start your own compost at home in this Los Angeles Times article featuring tips from L.A. Compost.

Isla Vista Youth Projects Partners With Veggie Rescue To Address Food Insecurity in Community

Isla Vista Youth Projects recently opened a farm stand at the Isla Vista Children’s Center in partnership with the Veggie Rescue to address food security…

Apples to Zucchini Cooking School Adds Science as Ingredient of Success

Apples to Zucchini (A to Z) Cooking School is expanding to include more adult classes. Their scientific-based approach to cooking nutritious meals using seasonal and local ingredients has a…

From plague to delicacy — reconsidering the purple sea urchin

Cultured Abalone, an aquaculture farm on the Gaviota Coast, was featured in the Los Angeles Times for their purple sea urchin ranching program.

Meet Motley Crew Ranch, a Farmer Relief Fund Recipient

Meet Marko and Cassidy Alexandrou of Motley Crew Ranch. On their land on the Central Coast of California, they produce pasture-raised chickens, goats, sheep, and cows.

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