Operationalizing Local Food: Goals, Actions, and Indicators for Alternative Food Systems

Niki Mazaroli, Program Officer in our Self-Sufficiency department, has been published in the academic journal, Agriculture and Human Values.  The work was done under the direction of Professor David Cleveland, who’s research over the past five years has informed the food system localization efforts in Santa Barbara County. Read the article. Abstract: Spatial localization, often […]


Sukkot at the Ranch – Handout Materials

We printed limited handouts in order to save paper, but if you’d like to see some of the handouts that were offered at Sukkot at the Ranch, download them below.   Ferment to be Together: Pickling Demonstration Sauerkraut Recipe   If you are looking for any other materials, please contact joshua [at] leichtag.org


7 Things You Can Do to Address Hunger in Your Community

Honoring the 7 year cycle of Shmita: More than 450,000 people in San Diego County are food insecure, having limited or uncertain availability of nutritious food. This means that roughly one in six San Diegans are not always certain where or how they will get their next meal. Here are ways that you can contribute […]

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