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February 2017

Double your gift in February

February 1 - February 28

Don’t miss this opportunity to double your gift in February. Thanks to a generous donation from an anonymous donor, all gifts made online or SCAN-a-Coupon in February will be matched. Donate online or SCAN-a-Coupon at one of these participating stores. Market of Choice • Down to Earth • The Kiva • Friendly Street Market • Gray’s Garden Centers • Capella Market • Sundance Natural Foods • Whole Foods  

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Governor’s State Employees Food Drive

February 1 - February 28

In the spring of 1979, Governor Atiyeh initiated Oregon Food Share, the first statewide food distribution network in the nation and the predecessor of the Oregon Food Bank Network. This was in response to federal cutbacks in food stamp allotments, now referred to as SNAP. Then in 1982, Governor Atiyeh started the Governor’s State Employees Food Drive, calling on every state agency to sponsor a food drive “to reduce the suffering of those without adequate food resources” and “to show…

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Chef’s Night Out Early Bird Tickets on Sale

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - February 28 @ 5:00 pm
Hult Center, 7th and Willamette
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Chef's Night Out Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 6:30 PM Tickets on sale December 1 at 12 pm Buy Tickets Presented by FOOD for Lane County A must-do for foodies with 60 of your favorite restaurant and beverage purveyors all under one roof! 100% of ticket sales benefits Food for Lane County. VIP Early Entrance tickets are available for $90. Early bird prices through February 28, 2017 are $65. Starting March 1, 2017 tickets are $75.

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March 2017
Free

Free Gardening Course at Redwood Park

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until March 22, 2017

Redwood Park, 4103 W. 18th St.
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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Free Gardening Course where Redwood Park Community Room 4103 W. 18th St., Eugene Taught indoors when Wednesdays 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22 2-4pm who Open to adults and independent learners how Register by contacting Jen Anonia here or at (541) 343-2822; or register here. details Please plan to attend all 6 classes. Take home a free gardening book, seeds and more! Learn low-cost ways to build healthy soil, plan your growing space, choose your crops, care for your growing…

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38th Lane County Home & Garden Show

March 9 - March 12
Lane County Fairgrounds, 796 W 13th Ave,
Eugene, OR 97402 United States
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38th Lane County Home & Garden Show March 9-12, 2017 Lane Events Center - Convention Center & Expo Halls:  796 W 13th Ave, Eugene (541) 484-9247 Springtime on every Aisle!  Shop & compare 325 exhibits featuring experts, products and services for homes & yards. Meet Don Engebretson The Renegade Gardener!  Learn “How-to” at 50 home & garden seminars. Spring Gardens in Bloom, Big Plant Sales, $5,000 in KEZI-9 Prizes. American Family Insurance is the Official Show Sponsor. FREE admission with…

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Free Seed Starting Workshop

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
FFLC Youth Farm, 705 Flamingo Ave
Springfield, OR United States
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Learn to start seeds at the FFLC Youth Farm! Learn to start your own veggies from seeds! We'll cover seed starting techniques and materials. We'll also show how to use greenhouse space in early spring to jump-start the growing season. Explore this great FREE workshop! It's for folks who want to get serious about growing healthy food from seed to table.

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April 2017

27th Annual Chefs’ Night Out at the Hult Center

April 4 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hult Center, 7th and Willamette
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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General admission tickets to Chefs’ Night Out are only $65 until Feb. 28. On Tuesday, March 1 the price will increase to $75. Get your tickets now! Visit all your favorite restaurants in one evening! Eat amazing food and visit with chefs. This annual event is a dream come true for foodies!

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Spring Plant Sale 2017

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
GrassRoots Garden, 1465 Coburg Road
Eugene, Oregon, OR United States
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Spring Plant Sale at the GrassRoots Garden Come to the sale, where we will have: a wide variety of Youth Farm organically grown starts (veggies, flowers and herbs) edible and ornamental perennials.  

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May 2017

2017 Empty Bowls Sale

May 5 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sam Bond’s Brewing, 540 E 8th Ave
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Hand crafted bowls made by local artists! We will sell over 1,000 hand crafted bowls and other glassware outside Sam Bond's in downtown Eugene. Local artists will have been working for several months on these one-of-a-kind creations. Bowl prices start at $10.

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National Association of Letter Carriers’ Food Drive

May 13

On Saturday, May 13, the National Association of Letter Carriers’ Food Drive will once again help provide assistance to Americans who are struggling with hunger. The Food Drive effort is the nation's largest single-day drive. In 2015, we collected 70.6 million pounds of food. We have collected 1.3 billion pounds of food collected since the drive began in 1992. The need for food assistance remains a problem in America. For more information, ask your letter carrier, follow the drive at…

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