Volunteer
Alleviating hunger by
creating access to food.
Volunteer

See our calendar below for both FOOD for Lane County and community events in Lane County. Contact Katie Dettman if you would like to add an event to the calendar.

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

2019 Youth Farm Fest!

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

 

Youth Farm Fest!!

Saturday, September 14, 10am-2pm

 

Celebrate the efforts of youth farmers and volunteers in growing fresh produce for FFLC at the Youth Farm Fest. Take part in farmy fun including produce tastings, cooking demos, a tomato taste-off, kids arts and crafts, cider pressing and live music by The Gossamer Strings and former youth farmer Wes Georgiev’s Jazz Ensemble. Our produce stand will be open for business, and we’ll have free PYO flower bouquets. The Youth Farm is located at 705 Flamingo Ave., Springfield.

 

While at the Youth Farm Fest, you can purchase some produce to create a yummy dish and then enter the:

Youth Farm Recipe Round-Up!!

Prize:

Two winners will each receive a $50 Gift Certificate to our 2019 farm stands or Fill Your Pantry stand

 

Timeline:

Create your dish between now and September 21.

All photos and recipes need to be received by September 25th.

Winners selected by October 1st.  One winner will be randomly drawn from all the recipes, and one will be chosen based on presentation and creative use of farm ingredients.

 

How to enter:

You can submit up to 5 entries.

For each entry, make a meal using fruits and veggies from the Youth Farm.

Take a photo and write down the recipe(s).

Choose one of the following methods for each entry by September 25th:

 

– Instagram: Post your photo(s) of your meal, include the recipe(s) in the caption, tag @fflcyouthfarm, and use the hashtag #YouthFarmRecipeRoundup.

– Facebook: Post your photo(s) of your meal, include the recipe(s) in the caption, tag @foodforlanecountyyouthfarm, and use the hashtag

#YouthFarmRecipeRoundup.

– Mail: Mail a copy of your photo(s), recipe(s), and phone number to Jen Anonia, Food for Lane County, 770 Bailey Hill Road, Eugene, OR, 97402.

– Email: Email your meal photo(s) and recipe(s) to the Gardens here.

 

Have fun and buen provecho!

Details

Date:
September 14
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

FFLC Youth Farm
705 Flamingo Ave
Springfield,ORUnited States
+ Google Map