From our friend Melissa Gomez Fontaine at the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County: You are invited to a listening session for the Santa Barbara County Food Action Plan. These listening sessions are an opportunity for… Read more
by Katy Villanueva Over the course of this long, dry summer, I taught food literacy classes at day camps throughout Santa Barbara County. These camps are all “feeding sites,” or extensions of the regular CAC/Food… Read more
There are over 61,000 private charitable food banks, pantries, and other food aid distributors in the USA, but all together they provide only 4% of America’s food aid, according to author Jan Poppendieck. With one-in-four… Read more
The Orfalea Foundation is very excited to bring Hunter College sociologist, noted author, and food systems expert Janet Poppendieck to Santa Barbara’s Marjorie Luke Theater on Thursday, September 12, at 7:00 PM. Poppendieck will be… Read more
We hope to see you at these fantastic events, and we hope you’ll download the attached flyer and share it with your friends. Thanks from all of us at the Orfalea Foundation! September 10: Free… Read more
Wednesday, May 22, marked the fourth specialized culinary training of Santa Barbara County promotores by Chef Instructors and staff from Orfalea Foundation’s School Food Initiative. (For more information about Santa Barbara County’s promatores de salud program, see our… Read more
Wednesday, May 16, marked the third day-long culinary training of twenty-six Santa Barbara County promotores by Chef Instructors and staff from the Orfalea Foundation’s School Food Initiative.
On Thursday, May 30th the City of Santa Barbara, Share Our Strength, SB Unified School District, Foodbank of Santa Barbara County, and the Community Action Commission are hosting a music event to showcase the wonderful… Read more