Category: Featured Events

April 22 – Foxen Canyon Food Drive

Foxen Canyon Wine Trail Food Drive Flier

March 21st, 2015 – April 22nd, 2015

Both of the FOXEN tasting rooms will be participating in The Foxen Canyon Wine Trail Canned Food Drive.
Receive one complimentary tasting for every two non perishable food items you bring in. Please donate items that are Foods 2 Encourage. Thank you!

Other Participating Wineries:

Andrew Murray
Fess Parker
Kenneth Volk
Martian Ranch
Rancho Sisquoc
Zaca Mesa


Friday, March 21st, 2015 – Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015


Foxen Vineyard & Winery
7600 & 7200 Foxen Canyon Rd. Santa Maria CA 93454
And at all other participating wineries on The Foxen Canyon Trail


Mar 25 – Lompoc Empty Bowls


The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County is proud to announce

Lompoc Empty Bowls on
Wednesday March 25th
11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Dick Dewees Community and Senior Center
Check out the Facebook Event Page

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For a donation (ticket price: $25), attendees select a beautiful hand-crafted ceramic bowl, enjoy a meal of gourmet soup and bread, and take home the bowl as a reminder of the event’s purpose: to help feed hungry people wholesome and hearty food in our community.

There will also be a raffle extravaganza with many fantastic items!

For more information, sponsorship, or raffle details please contact
Development Manager Judith Monte 805-937-3422 x106 with questions.

Tickets available from:  

  • Stillman Capital Group (1201 East Ocean Ave #K)
  • Chamber of Commerce (111 South I Street)
  • Sue’s Place (101 North H Street)
  • Rabobank (828 North H Street)
  • Walnut Pier Health Club (803 East Walnut Avenue)
  • The Bookstore (1137 North H Street Suite Q)

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Oct 17 – Table of Life Gala



Date: October 17, 2015
Time: 4 pm – 7 pm

Host/Location: Jim & Stephanie Sokolove’s Montecito Estate

Honoring: Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree and Sherry Villanueva
Co-Chairs: Marybeth Carty and Arlene Montesano

Honorary Committee: Michael & Tracy Bollag, Citrix, Ann Daniel, Bob & Christine Emmons, Dr. Stephen Aizenstat & Dr. Maren Hansen, Carla Hahn, Perri Harcourt, Natalie Orfalea, Ken & Jo Saxon, Richard & Maryan Schall, Michael & Anne Towbes, Fielding Graduate Institute
Host Committee: Marybeth Carty, Cory Cleland, Ann Daniel, Arlene Montesano, Nancy Paley, Stephanie Sokolove, Nina Terzian

School of Knowledge Sponsor
Michael & Tracy Bollag

Feed the Future Supporter
Richard & Maryan Schall
Cottage Health System
Venoco, Inc.

Fourth Annual Table of Life Gala
a garden party benefitting the Foodbank

Bringing together the local food industry, chefs, restauranteurs, wine makers and foodies to celebrate Santa Barbara County’s finest. This year, the Foodbank is proud to honor, Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree and Sherry Villanueva for their leadership and steadfast commitment to improving food security. The Table of Life Gala will be held at Jim and Stephanie Sokolove’s beautiful Montecito Estate on Saturday, October 17, 2015. Proceeds from this year’s gala will support the nutritional health of community through building and inspiring our next generation of culinary talent. Learn more about Feed the Future programs. Event is limited to 200 guests.

2015 Sponsorship Levels 
Fruit of the Earth Champion $30,000 - includes 10 person table
Garden of the Earth $20,000 - includes 10 person table
School of Knowledge $10,000 - includes 10 person table
Feed the Future Supporter $5,000 - includes 5 person table

Please contact: Jane Lindsey, Chief Development & Resource Officer, 805-967-5741 x 101
Individual tickets will go on sale April 1, 2015.

Artwork by Cathy Quiel