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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…

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…

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