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Santa Barbara County Food Action Network Announces “Stay Home (and Eat Local) for the Holidays” Campaign

November 20, 2020, SANTA BARBARA, CA – The Santa Barbara County Food Action Network (SBCFAN) has connected Santa Barbara County farmers markets, the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and Edible…

Study documents COVID-19 impacts on farmworkers

The Santa Maria Times details a recent study about the impact of the pandemic on California farmworkers for their "What You Need To Know" Series. The study, undertaken on short notice…

Op-ed: How Patents Threaten Small Seed Companies

From Civil Eats, By Kristina "Kiki" Hubbard and Cathleen McCluskey. Seed is now one of the most privatized resources on the planet: Four transnational firms control more than 60 percent of the global seed marketplace.

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…

Want to Fight Rising Food Insecurity? Listen to People Who’ve Been Hungry.

As families face sudden, chronic food shortages, three researchers share lessons from hundreds of interviews with the food insecure.

Interview: Kids Around the World Photographed Surrounded by Their Weekly Diet

The article, written by Jessica Stewart, shares the work of photographer Gregg Segal as he set out to discover the diets of children around the world. Stewart writes "Segal's photographs…

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…

Want to See Food and Land Justice for Black Americans? Support These Groups.

Food justice is racial justice. As the nation rises up to protest atrocities against Black people, here are some organizations working to advance Black food sovereignty.

Reckoning with Racial Justice in Farm Country

Rural communities and agriculture groups are divided over George Floyd's death and the resulting protests. As some stay silent, others express solidarity or hold rallies in support.

Op-ed: We Can Build a Better Food System Through Mutual Aid

Imagine if food producers and movements worked together to secure the basic needs of those fighting for a better world for everyone.

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