26K Pounds of Food Donated by Fairgoers

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of pounds of canned food is now sitting on the FOOD for Lane County shelves. Fairgoers brought three cans of food to their fair on Sunday in exchange for free admission. FOOD for Lane County said they collected 26,779 pounds of food and it will all go to feeding local families… Read more »

FFLC announces new Warehouse Training Program

Introduction of the Warehouse Training Program FOOD for Lane County is pleased to announce the start of a Warehouse Training Program, funded in part by Lane Workforce Partnership. The goal of the program is to prepare people who experience food insecurity for jobs in warehousing, which will reduce their long-term reliance on emergency food. The… 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 Safety Net

FOOD for Lane County’s child nutrition programs Summer is the high season for Karen Roth, child nutrition programs manager with FOOD for Lane County. “We have such a need,” Roth says. “Fifty-three percent of Lane County’s children and youth are eligible for the National School Lunch Program.” For a lot of kids in our communities,… 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  

Volunteers Needed at the Dining Room

The Dining Room is looking for two volunteers We need two volunteers to do the important task of washing pans on both Mondays and Tuesdays from 12:30-3:30.  Orientation will happen at the Dining Room prior to beginning the position. Training will be hands on during their first shift or more if needed. Must be able… Read more »

Empty Bowls and Brews on May 5!

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 on Friday, May 5th from 4 to 8 p.m. Local artists will have been working for several months on these one-of-a-kind creations. Bowl prices start at $10. LIVE MUSIC by Gumbo… Read more »