|The Santa Barbara County Food Action Network (SBCFAN) elevates food actions of individuals, organizations, and enterprises to further its purpose through storytelling and outreach. The Local Food Action video series highlights community collaboration and response to external shocks, showcasing local businesses and products, educating and growing local food networks and support structures. The activation of Food Action Plan goals through the lenses of local farms and food will be shared as an inspirational travelogue of who the Network is, what they do, and how they ultimately contribute to building a resilient food system.
SBCFAN will release its second video in the series, titled Local Farms & Local Food, Monday, November 30th. The story is told through the lens of a dry-farmed vineyard and olive farm in Northern Santa Barbara County and their efforts around regenerative agriculture and relocalizing food within the Cuyama Valley. The video will be located on SBCFAN’s website: sbcfoodaction.org.
SBCFAN is also hosting its third webinar as part of the organization’s ongoing Community Food and Farming Discussion Series, titled Local Farms & Local Food. On Wednesday, Dec. 2nd at 3:30pmm, panelists will address issues including: how do we (and how can we better) support local food production and cultivate localized food infrastructure and distribution within our county? The panel will include representatives from Condor’s Hope (the featured farm in the Local Farms & Local Food video), Growing the Table Initiative, Barbareño Restaurant, Cuyama Lamb, Tutti Frutti Farms, and Healing Grounds Nursery. Click here for webinar details and the link to register.