FOOD & DRINK

7th Annual Fermentation Festival Returns to Santa Barbara
7th Annual Fermentation Festival Returns to Santa Barbara
Tickets are now on sale for the 7th annual Santa Barbara Fermentation Festival (SBFF), to be held Saturday, September 10, 2017, at Rancho La Patera & Stow Hou...
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Music to our Ears: Sustainability at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
Music to our Ears: Sustainability at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival
With festival season upon us, music lovers of all ages are gearing up for the experience of a lifetime. Regardless of your music preference, festivals off...
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Community Gardens: Cultivating Opportunities
Community Gardens: Cultivating Opportunities
Next time you sit down at the table, I invite you to ask yourself where the food on your plate came from -- not where it was purchased, but where it was grown. How did...
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Chocolate: the Bitter & the Sweet
Chocolate: the Bitter & the Sweet
From Cacao to Chocolate A glimpse inside a pod reveals the white cacao beans, which ultimately become chocolate. Theobroma cacao, better known as cacao, is the name of the small tropical...
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Coffee: Grounds for a Heated Discussion
Coffee: Grounds for a Heated Discussion
Photo by Studio 6 Coffee College is the time when most people experience a big life change—their coffee intake. Overwhelmed by school, work, and deadlines, coffee is often ju...
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4th Annual Green Drinks Benefit for the SOL Food Festival!
4th Annual Green Drinks Benefit for the SOL Food Festival!
Please join Santa Barbara Green Drinks and LoaTree as we host our 4th Annual Green Drinks benefit for the SOL Food Festival! Join us this Tuesday, September 16th,...
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The 5th Annual SOL Food Festival: Building Resilience for a Brighter Future
The 5th Annual SOL Food Festival: Building Resilience for a Brighter Future
For the last five years, a special home-grown movement rooted in the fertile, pacific coast soils of Santa Barbara has blossomed into a potent...
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Santa Barbara Fermentation Festival – Fusing Fun, Education and Healthy Living
Santa Barbara Fermentation Festival - Fusing Fun, Education and Healthy Living
On Saturday, July 19, 2014, Cultivate Events will host its 4th Annual Santa Barbara Fermentation Festival at The Center for Urban Agriculture...
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Farm Apprenticeship Programs: Cultivating Future Farmers
Farm Apprenticeship Programs: Cultivating Future Farmers
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. -Ancient Proverb But what if you need to feed an entire...
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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 and healthy vibe that ...
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Local Roots: From Field to Plate
Local Roots: From Field to Plate
The Community Environmental Council (CEC) and Santa Barbara Earth Day are proud to announce an SB Earth Day First - the Festival's first ever Farm-to-Table pop-up dinner! This unique ev...
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Green Drinks Earth Day Benefit – A Recap!
Green Drinks Earth Day Benefit - A Recap!
Team LoaTree takes a break to get outrageous! LoaTree's 4th Annual Green Drinks event was nothing short of sweet success, with great people, rockin' music and delicious food and ...
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SOL Food Festival 2013 – Sponsor Thank You!
SOL Food Festival 2013 - Sponsor Thank You!
Once a year, LoaTree serves as the production and marketing partners for the annual SOL Food Festival in Santa Barbara, Ca. This festival highlights the best of the region’s su...
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2013 SOL Food Festival – The Details!
2013 SOL Food Festival - The Details!
4th Annual Sustainable, Organic, Local (SOL) Food Festival Set for Saturday, September 28, 2013  Plaza Vera Cruz Park in Santa Barbara  Hands On Workshops, Local Food, Beer and Wine,...
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Santa Barbara Green Drinks – A SOL Food Festival Fundraiser
Santa Barbara Green Drinks - A SOL Food Festival Fundraiser
For the 4th year, the Sustainable, Organic, Local (SOL) Food Festival will again be held in Plaza de Vera Cruz in downtown Santa Barbara, in partnership with t...
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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 in Santa Barbara,...
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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 citie...
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Isla Vista Artisan Fair: Building Community
Isla Vista Artisan Fair: Building Community
Home-brewed kombucha, avocado chocolate truffles, handmade organic soy candles, vegan sushi, hair wraps, raw lemon bars…these are only a taste of the wide variety of yummy fo...
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Beer (That) Sustains
Beer (That) Sustains
Beer. Because we love it, we thought we'd give a quick plug for this weekend's 'Brews at the Beach - Santa Barbara Beer Festival,' an event that brings together craft breweries, local food vendors, ...
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Local Artisans Market – Building California’s First Cottage Food Fair
Local Artisans Market – Building California’s First Cottage Food Fair
A new artisan market on California’s Central Coast is giving small businesses a reason to work from home. Approved January 1, 2013, the California Hom...
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