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The Isla Vista Food Co-op: Making Good Food Accessible for All

The Isla Vista Food Co-op: Making Good Food Accessible for All

The Isla Vista Food Cooperative is a beautiful place. Not only is shopping at the Co-op a food positive experience, with a wonderful …

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Energy Reduction and Behavioral Change w/ Todd Rogers

Energy Reduction and Behavioral Change w/ Todd Rogers

When it comes to tackling one of the biggest environmental challenges of our time – energy consumption – solutions are often viewed as …

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Building Sustainability at Expo West

Building Sustainability at Expo West

Expo West is one of the the United State’s largest natural food and products trade shows. From their website: “Natural Products …

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The Cycling Do-Gooder: An Interview with Rob Greenfield

The Cycling Do-Gooder: An Interview with Rob Greenfield

Rob Greenfield is one inspirational guy. He just spent four months biking across the country to raise awareness and funds for

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Project Discover: Gaucho Grads on a Journey to Build Resilience

Project Discover: Gaucho Grads on a Journey to Build Resilience

Molly Gordon and Cassie Belden are about to embark on Project Discover, the journey of a lifetime. These recent UC Santa Barbara Environmental …

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Seeds of Change – Building the National Young Farmers Coalition

Seeds of Change – Building the National Young Farmers Coalition

There’s a new movement growing in the fields, gardens and backyards of America. The vision of a lone farmer, isolated by geography and a hardscrabble …

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Earth Surfer: An Interview with David Rastovich

Earth Surfer: An Interview with David Rastovich

“Live clean, let your works be seen.” The words of reggae legend Peter Tosh succinctly capture the lifestyle of one of surfing’s most inspiring eco-statesmen, …

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Cooking Up Change – Feeding Community at the Organic Soup Kitchen

Cooking Up Change – Feeding Community at the Organic Soup Kitchen

Food is essential. It is the foundation of life and the groundwork for a healthy mind and body. But for more than 1,000 homeless people …

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The Twenty: A Mission to Save the Gaviota Coast

The Twenty: A Mission to Save the Gaviota Coast

In just two generations, 280 of the 300 miles of Southern California’s unspoiled coastline have been lost to development. The 20 remaining miles make up …

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Farmers Market Restaurant Certification Program Launches in Santa Barbara

Farmers Market Restaurant Certification Program Launches in Santa Barbara

In a corn-fed, processed and packaged America, we are lucky to have Santa Barbara as a hotbed of delicious farm-to-table dining. How many cities can …

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