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Summer Food is Here!

FOOD for Lane County’s Summer Food Program starts serving meals to kids on June 27. Find out more, and where meals will be served, here. Or call us at 541-343-2822. Here’s some info about the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program, which funds our program: The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides free meals and snacks… Read more »

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 »

Vote “YES” on Measure 20-239

Letter to the Editor, Register-Guard, Published May 6, 2016 FOOD For Lane County is always working to make sure no one in our community goes hungry. We partner with many organizations and individuals to provide emergency food, but we also work to ensure “food for the future” through creative partnerships with farmers, master gardeners, food… Read more »

Brandon Beins Receives Culinary Award

Congratulations to Brandon Beins, winner of the 2016 West Family Culinary Award. The $2,000 cash award will be presented at the 26th Annual Chefs’ Night Out on April 5. The award is available to students currently enrolled in the Culinary and Hospitality Management Program at Lane Community College. “I believe the difference between good food… Read more »

Lane County Home & Garden Show

37th Annual Lane County Home & Garden Show March 10-13, 2016 Lane County Home & Garden Show About the Show Lane County Home & Garden Show presents over 300 exhibits for the home and garden. Explore over three acres of exhibits, springtime gardens and plant sales. Meet the area’s very best experts who can help… Read more »

Thank you Dutch Bros!

Dutch Bros. Coffee celebrated “Dutch ‘Luv’ Day” this Valentine’s Day by hosting a fundraiser at each of its locations in Lane County. $1 from each drink sold on Sunday, Feb. 14, will be donated directly to FOOD for Lane County. Thank you Dutch Bros.! Together, Lane County locations raised $10,000 – enough for FFLC to… Read more »

Legislative Action Day, February 9

On Tuesday, February 9, Oregon Food Bank Network staff and volunteers were in Salem advocating to leadership for an additional $10 million total for Emergency Housing Account ($8 million) and State Homeless Assistance Program ($2 million). Oregon is in a housing crisis. Homes and rents are unaffordable for too many Oregonians, and many more are… Read more »

Thank you Eugene Disc Golf Club Ice Bowl 2016!

Thanks to all the players, donors and sponsors, Eugene Disc Golf Club Ice Bowl 2016 raised $1,892 for FOOD For Lane County! That’s 5,676 meals for people who need a helping hand. Great job everybody! We had players from Bend, Newport, Corvallis and Salem all show up to have fun and support the cause. EDGC… Read more »

Get your cheese on!

FFLC is partnering with 18 local restaurants February 1–15 for the 2nd Annual Grilled Cheese Experience. Each restaurant will serve a “grilled cheese” themed menu item for 15 days. A portion of the proceeds from each cheesy item will benefit FFLC. Presented by Kendall Auto Group. Agate Alley Bistro • The Bier Stein Bottleshop &… Read more »