GOLETA, Calif. – The Goleta Union Faculty District is offering households with free meals all through the summer time months this yr by way of the USDA’s summer time meals service program.
Every week on Wednesdays, volunteers convey natural farm bins to an extended line of vehicles.
The college district partnered with Farm Cart Organics to fill these bins with contemporary and seasonal produce in addition to bread and eggs.
On common, the district helps feed over 600 households. Anybody with youngsters below the age of 18 is eligible for the free groceries.
“As our households get better from the pandemic, I actually consider this program is combating meals inequities and combating meals injustice,” mentioned Kim Leung, GUSD Director of Meals Providers.
The six-week program will conclude on the finish of July.
These fascinated by collaborating can go to the varsity district’s central workplace at 401 N. Fairview Ave every Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Foodbank of Santa Barbara County’s Picnic within the Park and Santa Barbara Unified Faculty District’s summer time meal applications are additionally summer time meals service websites. The district mentioned residents can solely decide in for one among these applications so these attending the Goleta natural grocery program agree to not take part within the different applications.
Life-style / Santa Barbara – South County