Tag archives: plant based

Wellness Providers
By Montecito Journal   |   January 12, 2023

Elevated, Luxurious Dental Practice Cosmetics, Implants, & Aesthetics Serving the Santa Barbara & Montecito Community Hlavaty Dental Arts737 Garden Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101(805) 564-3600www.hlavatydentalarts.com Nonprofit wellness organization whose mission is to build a healthy spirit, mind, and body for all. Montecito Family YMCA591 Santa Rosa LaneMontecito, CA 93108(805) 969-3288www.ciymca.org/montecito Premium personal training services including Private […]

A Space for Plant-based Medicine
By Montecito Journal   |   June 28, 2022

In response to “Two Years Later: Still an Unfair and Forced Choice Objections to Cannabis Retail at Santa Claus Lane,” I wanted to take the opportunity to provide some actual facts about legal, compliant cannabis dispensaries. I’m three months shy of my 60th birthday and my interest in medicinal cannabis began in 2014 with my […]

PLNT PWRD MRKT To Close 
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   May 31, 2022

Less than six months after opening in Coast Village Walk on Coast Village Road, Montecito’s first “meatless” market will close its doors on June 3, according to owners. The concept was the brainchild of Tim Morton-Smith and his wife, Kamren, who found themselves buying plant-based items mostly online instead of in local stores; the goal […]

Montecito’s First Plant-Based Market
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   December 28, 2021

Montecito and Santa Barbara locals have opened Montecito’s first “meatless” market, PLNT PWRD MRKT (i.e. Plant Powered Market), in Coast Village Walk on Coast Village Road. Borne after owner Tim Morton-Smith and his wife, Kamren, found themselves buying plant-based items mostly online instead of in local stores, the goal of opening the market was to […]

PWRD Up
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   December 21, 2021

Montecito’s first plant-based market, PLNT PWRD MRKT, has opened on Coast Village Road; we’ll have more on the new shop in next week’s edition.

Fall’s Outdoor Feasts and Epicurean Classes
By Claudia Schou   |   October 21, 2020

In Santa Barbara, complying with evolving health guidelines and ensuring guests’ safety has been a challenge that restaurateurs, winemakers, and hoteliers have faced with energy and creativity. Perfecting the outdoor dining experience with new furnishings and socially distanced seating and alcoves for privacy are part of today’s operation. Outside areas, sidewalks, gardens, and parking lots […]

The Right Stuff: Santa Barbara’s Kate Farms is Changing Lives with Plant-Based Lightning in a Bottle
By Nick Schou   |   April 23, 2020

Plant-Based Nutrition with Personal Roots Perseverance must be all over the Laver family DNA. It was there for tennis giant Rod Laver when he won the Australian Open in five sets, four hours, and one-hundred-degree heat. It was there for Laver’s nephew Richard, who, with his wife Michelle spent years developing their own home-grown nutrition […]

Makes 3 Organics: Kristine Sperling
By Dalina Michaels   |   April 16, 2020

As we all sit in our homes, we still have local moms who are creating and running businesses. So we celebrate their stories – and if you have one, please pass it along! When Kristine Sperling’s daughter, Alice, was young, she developed asthma, allergies, and eczema. Her physician at the time recommended they detox her […]

Ps and Qs
By Richard Mineards   |   October 31, 2019

Afternoon tea and champagne was on the menu when John and Marti Daly and the Key Class, a nine-year-old organization that teaches students the manners and etiquette they need to succeed, threw a fundraiser at the Ennisbrook Club House. Seasons Catering of Ventura donated their services for the 60 guests at the fun fete which […]

Planting a Seed for Holistic Health
By Steven Libowitz   |   October 25, 2018

When Jacqueline Lopez and her life partner, Michael Russer, confronted his double diagnosis of cancer a couple of years ago, they made a whole series of drastic changes. Having seen the results in both their health and outlook, the couple have been eager to bring those benefits to the larger community. Under one or both […]