MOTHER STEARNS CANDY COMPANY
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Welcome to world famous Mother Stearns Candy Company. We carry hundreds of different varieties of candy, from old fashioned hard candies to gummy bears. We have 25 different flavors of salt water taffy alone. Truffles Homemade Fudge Cotton Candy Vintage … Read More

The Origin of Salt Water Taffy
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The Origins of Salt Water Taffy (according to Mother Stearns)     In October 1872, a peg-legged attorney-turned-lumberman named John Stearns completed his wharf at the foot of State Street. Thereafter, lumber arriving from the north by ship could be … Read More

Shellfish Co. offers limited-time Ridgeback Shrimp
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Stearns Wharf Press Releases   SB Shellfish Co. offers limited-time Ridgeback Shrimp The local Ridgeback Shrimp season is open now through the end of May and that means these large shrimp are served at the Santa Barbara Shellfish Company, the … Read More

Stearns Wharf Bait & Tackle offers new lure
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Stearns Wharf Press Releases   Stearns Wharf Bait & Tackle offers new lure: same results, half the price The owner of Stearns Wharf Bait & Tackle—the furthest store off shore at the end of the wharf, first visited the store … Read More

Stearns Wharf offers hand-made Fudge
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Stearns Wharf Press Releases   Stearns Wharf offers hand-made Fudge At least twice a week, Judi Bruskin makes home-made fudge in Mother Stearns Candy Company’s small kitchen on Stearns Wharf. The labor of love is worth every minute. “People come … Read More

The Great Pacific Ice Cream Company’s 30th Anniversary
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Stearns Wharf Press Releases In honor of The Great Pacific Ice Cream Company’s 30th anniversary, Pecan Praline is back based on popular demand. Owner and President Francisco Aguilera shares the 30-year anniversary with Great Pacific, which is located on Stearns … Read More