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Learn from local, national, and global leaders who are tackling our most pressing food-related challenges about how place-based, community-led, cross-sector collective action can build a more sustainable, resilient food system in Santa Barbara and beyond.


Join SBCFAN Executive Director Shakira Miracle, U.S. Congressman Salud Carbajal, Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg, and a panel of regional food system changemakers moderated by Julia Child Foundation Executive Director Todd Schulkin:



The discussion will be followed by a reception featuring beverages and light bites showcasing the bounty of the region.


Those who want to see first-hand how resilience is being built into our local food system from the ground up should attend a regional farm tour on Friday or Sunday. Tours of countywide farms, ranches, community gardens, and processing facilities will demonstrate regenerative and sustainable agriculture and food production practices.


Visitors are required to show proof of vaccination OR a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of the event. 

Masks are preferable but not mandatory.

Completed health questionnaire and a daily wristband received at check-in. 

Physical distancing recommended, regardless of vaccination status.

COVID-19 policies are subject to change in order to comply with the prevailing public health guidance at the time of the event. 

For more information regarding the venue's COVID-19 policies, visit SBCC visitor requirements. 

Visit for the Taste of Santa Barbara schedule.


*Photos courtesy of Dare2DreamFarms & Santa Barbara County Food Action Network

General Terms

All items are non-refundable, all sales are final.

Refund Policy

All items are non-refundable under any circumstances.

Cancellation Policy

If this event is cancelled for any reason, ticket holders are entitled to a full refund minus service fees.



Item Transfer Policy

Tickets are non-transferable. 

Age Restriction

All ages are welcome! There will be wine and beer served onsite and you must be prepared to show I.D. that you're 21+.

Miscellaneous Policies

COVID-19 Liability Release Waiver 

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World  Health Organization. COVID-19, and any mutation(s) thereof, is extremely contagious and is believed to spread mainly from person-to-person contact. As a result, federal, state, and local government and federal and state health agencies recommend social distancing and have, in many locations, prohibited the congregation of groups of people. 

Santa Barbara Culinary Experience and have put in place preventative measures to try and reduce the spread of  COVID-19, on-site; however, Santa Barbara Culinary Experience cannot guarantee that you will not become infected with  COVID-19. Further, attending Santa Barbara Culinary Experience venues could increase your risk of contracting  COVID-19, and any mutation(s) thereof. 

Symptoms of COVID-19 include, but are not limited to: 



Dry Cough 

Difficulty Breathing 


By purchasing this ticket/pass, I acknowledge the contagious nature of COVID-19 and voluntarily assume the risk that I may be exposed to or infected by COVID-19 by attending on-site and that such exposure or infection may result in personal injury, illness, permanent disability, and death. I understand that the risk of becoming exposed to or infected by COVID-19 at Santa Barbara Culinary Experience venues may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others, including,  but not limited to, SBCE staff, vendors, volunteers, guests, athletes, and participants. 

  •  I voluntarily agree to assume all of the foregoing risks and accept sole responsibility for any injury to myself (including, but not limited to, personal injury, disability, and death), illness,  damage, loss, claim, liability, or expense, of any kind, that I may experience or incur in connection with attending SBCE. On my behalf, I hereby release, covenant not to sue,  discharge, and hold harmless, its employees, agents, and representatives, of and from the claims, including all liabilities, claims, actions, damages, costs, or expenses of any kind arising out of or relating thereto. I understand and agree that this release includes any claims based on the actions, omissions, or negligence of Santa Barbara Culinary Experience and its employees, agents, and representatives,  whether a COVID-19 infection occurs before, during, or after attending a Santa Barbara Culinary Experience venue.