Posts Categorized: FFLC gardens

January 2022: Internships available at the Youth Farm!

FOOD For Lane County’s Youth Farm is a 6-acre urban educational farm where we work with community to increase food security and offer skill-building opportunities to people of all ages. Interns work alongside youth, volunteers, and staff to grow food for FFLC, our Community Supported Agriculture Program (CSA) and our produce stands. FFLC interns also… Read more »

COVID-19 Video Update: The Gardens

  Hello, This week’s video update highlights our COVID-19 response at our Gardens Program – The Youth Farm in Springfield and GrassRoots Garden in Eugene. I appreciate hearing from you, so please reach out if you have any comments, questions or suggestions. You can email me or call me at (541) 343-2822 x102. Thank you… Read more »

FOOD for Lane County Partners with Trillium Community Health Plan to Grow Produce Plus and Veggie Rx Programs

EUGENE, OREGON – (June 25, 2018) – Trillium Community Health Plan is partnering with FOOD For Lane County to expand the Produce Plus Program and improve health through a new pilot project that will integrate free access to fresh produce with Type 2 diabetes prevention education. As a result of this partnership, Produce Plus is… Read more »

Sharing the Harvest

FOOD for Lane County’s Community Garden Exchange Summer food means fun, right? Barbeques, picnics, leisurely dinners in the outdoors. But for many in our community — those struggling with food insecurity issues — summer can mean a long spell with little or no support. Fortunately, a network of vital local community programs helps to fill… Read more »

Summer Plant Sale 2017 – May 13th!

Please note that today’s Home & Garden section in the The Register-Guard says our summer plant sale is on May 12th – that’s for 2018! This year’s summer plant sale is this Saturday, May 13th, 10-5 at our Food For Lane County Youth Farm. Hope to see you there! https://www.facebook.com/events/764351887057017/ 2017 Summer Plant Sale  

Summer Plant Sale on Saturday!

Saturday May 14, 10am-5pm at the FFLC Youth Farm, 705 Flamingo Ave., Springfield Staff and volunteers will be selling veggie, flower and herb starts appropriate for spring/summer gardens. All available plants for sale are grown organically at the Food For Lane County Youth Farm. A majority of our seed is generously donated by Territorial Seed… Read more »

Spring Plant Sale at the GrassRoots Garden

April 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Spring Plant Sale at the GrassRoots Garden! 10-5. Enjoy a wide variety of edible and non-edible plant starts! For Sale: a wide variety of Youth Farm organically grown veggie, flower and herb starts as well as edible and ornamental perennials including natives, shrubs, trees, berries (lots of… Read more »