This is a unique and dynamic position that requires attention to detail, high energy, the ability to balance multiple demands at once,  self-direction, self-education, collaborative planning and organization, team-building & training, visual creativity, bravery, inspiration, excitement, and most importantly, a passion for food, food justice, grocery stores, community, place-making and the cooperative business model.

The Co-op’s story is created and shared through social media platforms, email newsletters, events, workshops, store tours,brand-partnerships, community connections, and more.  You will work with the Co-op Team to develop, steer, and amplify our story to the Santa Barbara community and beyond.

Please email gm@islavistafood.coop for more information about the position, and for application next steps!
These sales are an in-store benefit of our Co-op's membership in the 150+ food co-op strong National Co-op Grocers! You do not have to be a member to receive these great prices, they're for everyone :)
Oh hey there 2018! We're so happy to see you. January is always an exciting month at the Co-op, because it's our BIRTHDAY and the anniversary of our historic building purchase crowd-fund! Look for a sweet celebration next week.
We're also making up for some lost events in December, including our tea & chocolate tasting and our favorite Sunflower Kid's Club! activity day of the year, just pushed back a month - Holiday Houses!
The Co-op is open tonight until 8pm, and closed tomorrow.
We are continuing to run our Thomas Fire Relief Help in-store efforts thorough the new year, and are planning some donations to be shared in the next week.
We wish you the happiest of holidays, and send many blessings for a wonderful new year.
Sending so much gratitude to the firefighters who protected Santa Barbara from disaster, and who continue to fight Thomas in the back country (and will be, through the new year).

These sales are an in-store benefit of our Co-op's membership in the 150+ food co-op strong National Co-op Grocers! You do not have to be a member to receive these great prices, they're for everyone :)
Fresh from the fields to your Fresh Deals Flyer!
This week we are featuring Goleta Farmers Glen Annie OrganicsEllwood Canyon Farms, and Ebby's Organic Farm.
Thank you to our farmers for keeping us stocked with as much local produce as possible, even during this really challenging time for our community. We appreciate you!