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Giant Wind Turbines to Float off the Morro Bay Coast

Santa Barbara Fishermen Worry About Effect on Sea Life and Their Livelihood

Taste of Santa Barbara: Fighting for Better Food System

S.B. Independent sits down with Food Tank Founder Danielle Nierenberg, Lompoc Baker Melissa Sorongon, and North County Rancher Stefan Selbert to discuss the Taste of Santa…

UCSB Professor Writes About Saving Soils and Restoring Rights

Liz Carlisle’s “Healing Grounds” pairs regenerative agriculture with racial justice.

Ray Ford: Santa Barbara Neighborhoods Use Goats, Sheep to Power Wildfire Mitigation

Goats and sheep are being used more frequently as an alternative means of altering fire behavior by reducing the fuels available for burning and restoring…

Isla Vista Food Co-op celebrates 50 years in Anisq’Oyo’ Park during UCSB Alumni weekend

Happy 50th Anniversary! The Isla Vista Co-Op continues to serve as a critical local food access center, providing fresh foods for students and families living in…

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…

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