UCSB Summit on Energy Efficiency Invitation
The UCSB Summit on Energy Efficiency will take place on May 1 & 2 at the Fess Parker Resort in Santa Barbara. Now in its 4th year, the summit has attracted wide attention as a major forum on energy efficiency and sustainability, with an emphasis on science and technology. Our invitation is designed to increase attendance at the reception and the event...
Tidepool Signs for High School Aquarium Exhibit
Four California Tidepools educational signs (48" x 12"), for a high school aquarium, funded by the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.
The purpose of these signs is to educate children of all ages, and other groups who visit the aquarium, about California tidepools and how to explore them carefully without harming the animals that live there. The signs also explain the plight of California's endangered Black Abalone. A QR code links to the California Tidepools website, which has access to a free app for mobile devices that provides a greater wealth of information.
Green Building Alliance Website Launch
The Green Building Alliance is a group of design and construction professionals who work together to create a more sustainable environment. Their new website helps them achieve this goal by expanding their reach, and attracting new members to the organization who can share their sustainable building expertise. Visit gballiance.com for more information.
January 24, 2013 – Santa Barbara International Film Festival
The film festival is here! Our client and festival sponsor Livingreen is showcasing their beautiful home decor items in the Director's Lounge, located in the Hotel Santa Barbara. We designed the "Walking Tour" brochure for out-of-town festival attendees to refer to as they stroll down State Street, enjoying some of the hidden gems around town.
The Fund for Santa Barbara, another festival sponsor and client, proudly presented the 14th annual Social Justice Award for Documentary Film. Each year, the Fund partners with the SBIFF to recognize documentary films that address critical social, economic environmental and political justice issues. Check out the line-up of films.
Edible Santa Barbara – Winter 2012-13
The winter 2012-13 issue of Edible Santa Barbara magazine is the "Cooks Issue," and includes a feature article by Jennifer LeMay about edible mushrooms. She interviewed colorful local chefs (including one who went mushroom hunting with Julia Child), and Santa Barbara City College mycology professor Bob Cummings, who provided a wealth of information. She even got to attend a "March Mushroom Madness" event.
Jennifer also wrote a profile of chef Michael Hutchings for this issue, giving the reader a glimpse into the mind of a very creative, yet classic chef. Pick up a copy of the magazine at the SB Farmer's Market, or view the web site for more locations. Enjoy!
California Tidepools Online
J. LeMay Studios created the Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary web page, California Tidepools: Between Land and Sea – the online component of an educational campaign that promotes tidepool exploration and etiquette. It also calls attention to the plight of the endangered Black Abalone and provides links to resources to learn more, and to download a new California Tidepools app (available for both iPhone and Android). Visit the Calfornia Tidepools web site.
Edible Santa Barbara – the spring 2012 issue!
The spring 2012 issue of Edible Santa Barbara magazine is the "Seafood Issue" and includes A Sea Change, a feature article by Jennifer LeMay about Seagrass Restaurant.
This issue also has fascinating articles about local seafood, including sea urchin (it's probably different from what you think...most uni is preserved with additives and this changes the taste quite a bit. Fresh uni is something else). Learn about the Santa Barbara Fisherman's Market, and the story on Black Cod. Great recipes in this issue, too! Pick up a copy of the magazine at the SB Farmer's Market, or view the web site for more locations. Enjoy!
Edible Santa Barbara – Winter Issue Includes Nothing Like Chocolate
The winter 2011-12 issue of Edible Santa Barbara magazine is out, and includes a feature article by Jennifer LeMay about the new documentary film Nothing Like Chocolate. (Read the article). This issue is packed with fun and informative articles about biodynamics, almond farming, earthworms, and a great interview with Top Chef Tom Colicchio.
Find it at the SB Farmer's Market, or view the web site for more locations. Pick up a copy and enjoy!
Artwork for new KeVita health beverage labels
Coming soon to a Whole Foods near you...We created custom illustrations of fruit – pomegranates, coconuts, mangoes, strawberries, lemons and more – for new labels for KeVita health beverages as part of an encompassing brand refresh conducted by PULL Brand Innovation. Read more about the KeVita project, and check out the labels.
Edible Santa Barbara – fall issue
The fall 2011 issue of Edible Santa Barbara magazine is out! Pick it up at the SB Farmer's Market, or view the web site for more locations.
This issue includes information about the second annual SOL Food Festival (Sustainable Organic Local), "Unsung Heroes of the Harvest," and an inside look at the Santa Barbara Pistachio Company. It also contains great recipes for lemon pistachio cake, pumpkin bread, roasted root vegetables, and a great article that tells things from a farmer's perspective. Pick up a copy and enjoy!
Edible Santa Barbara – spring issue
The spring 2011 issue of Edible Santa Barbara magazine is out! Pick it up at the SB Farmer's Market, or view the web site.
This issue includes an article by Jennifer about Renaud's Patisserie and Bistro. Edible Santa Barbara is part of the growing community of Edible Community magazines – almost 70 in the US and Canada. The magazine tells the in-depth stories behind our local food and highlights the culinary traditions of Santa Barbara County.
Nothing Like Chocolate documentary film website
Nothing Like Chocolate is an exciting documentary film in the works by filmmaker Kum-Kum Bhavnani.
A synopsis of the film: "Deep in the rain forests of Grenada, anarchist chocolatier Mott Green seeks solutions to the problems of a ravaged global chocolate industry. Solar power, employee shareholding and small-scale antique equipment pump out delicious chocolate in the hamlet of Hermitage, Grenada."
The website we developed for the film (nothinglikechocolate.com) features trailers, background information, and ways to support the film. The project exceeded its goal by more than 50% on Kickstarter.com.
Edible Santa Barbara – fall issue
The fall 2010 issue of Edible Santa Barbara magazine is here! Pick it up at the SB Farmer's Market, or view the web site.
The fall issue of this beautiful magazine, a quarterly publication celebrating the abundance of local food and wine throughout Santa Barbara County, includes an article by Jennifer LeMay about palm dates. The latest in a growing community of over 40 Edible Community magazines, Edible Santa Barbara combines the synergy of a national publication with the locally written and relevant insider’s view of Santa Barbara’s producers, purveyors and consumers. The magazine tells the in-depth stories behind our local food and highlights the culinary traditions of Santa Barbara County.
For more updates:
Following are a few web sites we recommend:
- Quail Springs Permaculture Design
- Edible Santa Barbara
- Community Environmental Council
- The Sustainability Project
- The American Wild Horse
- Direct Relief