SOE Award Recipient

2015 • Green/Social Entrepreneurship


Marge Cafarelli

Santa Barbara, CA
Alma Del Pueblo/The Public Market

"Don’t limit yourself; dream big. Stay strong in the face of adversity. True entrepreneurship is about agility, and that’s also where the fun is."

Marge's Bio...

Margaret Cafarelli is the entrepreneur and developer responsible for the Santa Barbara Public Market (SBPM) in downtown Santa Barbara. It houses 14 local artisan merchants and a demonstration/entertainment kitchen. It is part of Alma Del Pueblo (which means soul of the city), a mixed-use project with 37 elegant homes. The development has achieved the Platinum certification under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Homes rating system.