November 30, 2020
| 9:00 a.m.
The Santa Barbara County Meals Motion Community (SBCFAN), which elevates meals actions of people, organizations, and enterprises to additional its objective by way of storytelling and outreach, is asking for donations to assist the native meals system this vacation season.
The Native Meals Motion video collection highlights neighborhood collaboration and response to exterior shocks, showcasing native companies and merchandise, educating and rising native meals networks and assist constructions.
The activation of Meals Motion Plan objectives by way of the lenses of native farms and meals might be shared as a travelogue of who the community is, what it does, and its contributes to constructing a resilient meals system.
SBCFAN will launch its second video within the collection Native Farms & Native Meals, Monday, Nov. 30. The story is instructed by way of the lens of a dry-farmed winery and olive farm in northern Santa Barbara County, and their efforts round regenerative agriculture and relocalizing meals inside the Cuyama Valley.
The video may be discovered on SBCFAN’s web site sbcfoodaction.org.
SBCFAN may even host a 3rd webinar as a part of its Neighborhood Meals and Farming Dialogue Sequence, titled Native Farms & Native Meals at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2.
Panelists will handle points together with: how will we (and the way can we higher) assist native meals manufacturing and domesticate localized meals infrastructure and distribution inside our county?
The panel will embrace representatives from Condor’s Hope (the featured farm within the Native Farms & Native Meals video), Rising the Desk Initiative, Barbareño Restaurant, Cuyama Lamb, Tutti Frutti Farms, and Therapeutic Grounds Nursery. Click on right here for webinar particulars and the hyperlink to register.
As a part of the SBCFAN’s function in advocating for our native meals system employees, SBCFAN is looking for PPE donations for the county’s native farmworkers.
Santa Barbara County’s Farmworker Working Group, a part of the Latinx & Indigenous Migrant COVID-19 Response Activity Pressure, is comprised of organizations and agricultural employees all through north and mid-county together with: Mixteco Indígena Neighborhood Organizing Venture, CAUSE, SBC Division of Public Well being, and Household Providers Company.
Working to assist scale back the pandemic’s unfold amongst SBC’s native farmworkers, they’re in want of further PPE for important employees. Donations together with face masks, hand sanitizer, gloves and/or Clorox/disinfectant wipes may be dropped at MICOP, 108 S. Pine St., Santa Maria, CA 93458
PPE might be distributed as wanted by the Farmworker Working Group.