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April 2018

Justice of Eating Awards 2018

April 4 - August 31

  FOOD for Lane County’s Justice of Eating Award honors groups, individuals, and partner agencies for their distinguished contributions toward hunger relief in Lane County. We all share an extraordinary commitment to feeding the hungry and improving our community. We encourage everyone to nominate their organization and leaders for a 2018 Justice of Eating Award. Application Process Anyone may make a nomination for an award winner. There are three categories: individual, group, or partner agency. All nominations must be submitted…

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June 2018

Kids Eat Free this Summer!

June 18 - August 22

Free Meals for Kids this Summer! Kids 0-18 can get a free meal every weekday this summer! FOOD for Lane County’s Summer Food Program starts serving meals to kids on June 18. The program ends at most sites on August 22. Various locations throughout Lane County. Find out more, and where meals will be served, here. Or call us at 541-343-2822. Check out the 2018 Summer Food Program site list (including other sponsors – updated on 7/24/18). Thank you!

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August 2018

Free Gardening Class at GrassRoots Garden – This class is full

August 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until August 21, 2018

GrassRoots Garden, 1465 Coburg Road
Eugene, Oregon,ORUnited States
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Taught indoors with optional 3rd hour in outside garden including lunch Learn basic low-cost ways to build healthy soil, plan your growing space, choose your crops, care for your growing garden, and harvest your bounty! where GrassRoots Garden 1465 Coburg Rd., Eugene who Open to adults and independent learners how Registration is required. Please fill out the form below or contact Jen Anonia here or at 541-343-2822. details Please plan to attend all 6 classes. Participants get a free gardening book,…

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Pickled Beet Canning Class

August 22 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
GrassRoots Garden, 1465 Coburg Road
Eugene, Oregon,ORUnited States
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We will be learning to make and water bath can pickled beets! No experience necessary and the more the merrier!

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Youth Farm Stands Open on Thursdays and Saturdays!

August 23
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Thursday, repeating until October 25, 2018

An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

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Our two Youth Farm produce stands are open starting on May 31! Every Thursday, 2-6 at RiverBend (located near the fir grove and the Emergency Room) and every Saturday, 10-2, at the Youth Farm! At the farm stands, we accept SNAP/EBT and WIC and Direct Nutrition Coupons (which are matched up to $5). Come by for your dose of organic veggies! Your dollars go towards supporting our Gardens Program. Thank you!

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September 2018

FFLC Closed on Labor Day

September 3

We will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 3rd. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 4th. Thank you!  

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Youth Farm Fest 2018

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
FFLC Youth Farm, 705 Flamingo Ave
Springfield,ORUnited States
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Farm Fest Hosted by the FOOD for Lane County Youth Farm Saturday, September 15th, 10am-2pm 705 Flamingo Ave, off S. Game Farm, Springfield Featuring... Tomato Taste-Off Youth-run Produce Stand Sample Farm Favorite Produce Cooking Demonstrations Free PYO flower bouquets Veggie Critter Creations Farm tours Cider Pressing Face Painting Seed Mosaics Live Music

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Operation: Food Rescue

September 22 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wildcraft Ciderworks, 232 Lincoln St.
Eugene,OR97401United States
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The second annual Operation: Food Rescue ... an event to highlight the issues around our global food waste epidemic and to draw awareness to food that is wasted throughout the supply chain This event is an effort to bring people and organizations spanning many sectors together to showcase the simple and fun solutions to reducing wasted food at home. Join us at WildCraft Cider Works from 4:30-7:30pm on Saturday, September 22nd. This event features a spotlight on wonky and imperfect…

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October 2018

A Gatsby Affair: 15th Annual Empty Bowls Dinner and Auction

October 6 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lane Events Center, 796 W 13th Ave
Eugene,OR97402United States
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Erik and Hillary Vos invite you to join us Saturday, October 6, 5pm-9pm Grab your feathers and fedoras to help us provide one million meals! 15th Annual Empty Bowls Dinner & Auction to benefit FOOD for Lane County ONE NIGHT ONLY PRESENTED BY Hawes Group Lane Events Center • 796 West 13th Avenue • Eugene  

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36th Lane County Home Improvement Show

October 12 @ 5:00 pm - October 14 @ 5:00 pm
Lane Events Center, 796 W 13th Ave
Eugene,OR97402United States
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36th Lane County Home Improvement Show Oct. 12-14, 2018 Lane Events Center - Convention Center:  796 W 13th Ave, Eugene (541) 484-9247 Showcasing Great Home & Garden Transformations! Shop & compare 250 exhibits featuring experts, products and services for homes & yards. Learn “How-to” at 40 seminars. Register to win $5,000 of Prizes Sponsored by KEZI-9. FREE admission with canned food donations. FREE Parking. Fri: 5pm-9pm, Sat: 10am-8pm, Sun: 10am-5pm. www.EugeneHomeShow.com  

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