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Scaling Up Carbon Farming on Central Coast Rangelands

The Community Environmental Council (CEC), Cachuma Resource Conservation District, and Ted Chamberlin Ranch have been awarded a major statewide grant to scale-up and expand a…

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California is turning farms into carbon-sucking factories
In a grand experiment, California switched on a fleet of high-tech greenhouse gas removal machines last month. Funded by the state’s cap-and-trade program, they’re designed…
Santa Barbara County Food Rescue

Community Environmental Council is coordinating SBC Food Rescue, a collaborative food recovery network for Santa Barbara County with support from private, public, and nonprofit sectors.…

Soup’s On at Empty Bowls Fundraiser

The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County will host the 14th Annual Lompoc Empty Bowls fundraiser, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, at Dick DeWees Senior…

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Veggie Rescue Teams Up with Chumash Casino to Redirect Excess Food to People in Need

As national and global agencies spotlight food waste, a Santa Barbara County nonprofit organization has been working behind the scenes since November to relocate leftover…

Young Farmers to Help Diabetes Patients

Fairview Gardens and William Sansum Diabetes Center Merge Budding Programs If young farmers and diabetes don’t seem like a natural pairing, just ask Lacey Baldiviez…

Thinking Big

Yellow cloth streamers blowing sideways in the breeze signal that you've arrived at the Blue Sky Center in New Cuyama. But just in case there's…

Placemaking in Cuyama Valley

Cuyama. In Chumash it means to rest, to wait. The two-lane highway of Route 166 is a hidden gem, often traveled during wildflower season in…

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