Santa Barbara County Food Bank deals with produce shortage

 By Charlie Misra, KSBY News KSBY-TV updated 7/9/2014 7:46:05 AM ET http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55605050/#.U77gffldX40 The drought is affecting nearly everyone and many organizations, including the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. Its clients are getting less fresh produce because of the state’s water shortage. Since the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is part of the California Association of Food Banks, […]

Santa Barbara County Food Bank deals with produce shortage

Charlie Misra, KSBY News http://www.ksby.com/news/santa-barbara-county-food-bank-deals-with-produce-shortage/ The drought is affecting nearly everyone and many organizations, including the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. Its clients are getting less fresh produce because of the state’s water shortage. Since the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is part of the California Association of Food Banks, it receives much of its […]

Legal Community Kicking Off Food from the Bar Drive to Benefit Foodbank’s Picnic in the Park Program

http://www.noozhawk.com/article/food_from_the_bar_drive The Santa Barbara legal community is pleased to announce the kick-off of its fourth annual Food from the Bar Drive from 5:30 to 7 p.m. this upcoming Tuesday, July 1, at the Intermezzo Bar & Café at 819 Anacapa St. Food from the Bar is a unique opportunity for legal organizations in Santa Barbara to come […]

Statewide Drought Impacts Food Bank Programs

http://www.sbfoundation.org/pages/news-and-resources/statewide-drought-impacts-food-bank-programs Food distribution agencies are experiencing reduced supplies of fresh produce as a result of the statewide drought. According to the United States Drought Monitor, Santa Barbara County entered a category D-4 Exceptional Drought in February this year. The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is already experiencing the effects of the projected three-year drought in […]

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County Kicks off nutritional program

By KSBY Staff updated 6/13/2014 12:17:05 PM http://www.nbcnews.com/id/55402213/#.U5uFapRdWbM The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County kicked off one of its nutritional programs Thursday that’s aimed at kids. It’s called Picnic in the Park. About 300 kids enjoyed a healthy lunch Thursday at Grogan Park in Santa Maria. The program provides nutritious lunches and physical activities throughout summer when […]

John Herzog trains youth triathletes raising money for Foodbank

http://presidiosports.com/2014/06/sports-volunteer-of-the-month-john-herzog-trains-youth-triathletes-raising-money-for-foodbank/ June 13, 2014 by Christina Markos 0 Comments Volunteer of the Month John Herzog with Kids4Foodbank team-founder Jacob Mansbach. Thanks to volunteer coach John Herzog, the Kids4Foodbank Triathlon Team will be well-prepared for this summer’s Santa Barbara Triathlon. The youth triathlon team is getting training tips from the Ironman athlete to help with their effort of raising money for the Foodbank of […]

Foodbank of Santa Barbara County kicks off nutritional program

http://www.ksby.com/news/food-bank-of-santa-barbara-county-kicks-off-nutritional-program/ The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County kicked off one of its nutritional programs Thursday that’s aimed at kids.  It’s called Picnic in the Park. About 300 kids enjoyed a healthy lunch Thursday at GroganPark in Santa Maria. The program provides nutritious lunches and physical activities throughout summer when kids are out of school. “Picnic […]