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Students Across Santa Barbara County Celebrate National Food Day

Throughout Santa Barbara County, thousands of students celebrated Food Day on October 24th with creative, delicious, and colorful events, such as green smoothie tastings, art projects, salad bar debuts, lunch contests, visiting chefs, rainbow outfits, Read more

Santa Barbara Celebrates Food Day

Food Day in Santa Barbara Food Day is a national celebration of healthy, affordable, and sustainably produced food taking place all over the nation on October 24th—including Santa Barbara County.  This is an opportunity to Read more

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Workplace Wellness: Good for Employees, Employers, and Children

By Melissa Fontaine Parents who eat vegetables have children who eat vegetables. Any questions? Many adults spend more than forty hours per week at work. There, we develop lifestyle habits that we  model for our Read more

Solvang School Cafeteria – A Perfect Lunch Spot for Julia Child

by Melissa Fontaine If Julia Child were to visit the most inspiring school cafeterias across the entire West Coast, she would certainly have to visit Solvang Elementary School– according to Dayle Hayes. Hayes is a Read more

Students Plant Edible Landscape at Santa Barbara High School

by Melissa Fontaine When Jose Caballero challenged his 3rd period Environmental Science students to address an environmental problem in Santa Barbara, his students came up with a delicious solution. The class idea was to transform part Read more

Los Olivos Students Harvest Vegetables for Donation

by Melissa Fontaine On May 23, 2013, students from Los Olivos Elementary School visited Classic Organics Farm in Buellton for an educational and community-minded field trip. The students went to the farm to learn about Read more