Monthly Archives: July 2014
Sydney Iverson, at right, assists another REACH backpacker with blister management.

A REACH Student’s Blue Lakes Expedition Journal

By Sydney Iverson As I skim through my journal to review my notes for this article, I am confronted with mosquitos and bits of sage that are pressed into its pages. The sage is there Read more

Recent Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara Recipients. Photo by Brad Elliott.

Reaching the Unexpected Student (or The Student No One Saw Coming)

The announced departure of Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara (SFSB) Executive Director Colette Hadley, with whom we have worked closely since our foundation’s launch in 2000, caused us to reflect on the way we – Read more

Professional Development: The Future of School Food

  By Claud Mann 2013 marked the completion of The Orfalea Foundation’s five-year cycle of Culinary Boot Camps designed to improve food service workers’ ability to integrate healthful, cooked-from-scratch meals into Santa Barbara County schools. Read more

A REACH Student’s Poem about Ascending Mt. Whitney

Summit Day by Ariana Leon It’s 2 am, wake up call. I no longer feel warmth, but fear. As I’m packing my pack, I know the day is here. I look up and see the Read more