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 »

UO Spring Scrimmage – thank you for your donations!

With your help, we collected over 59,000 pounds of food and $940 at Saturday’s UO Spring Scrimmage Game at Autzen Stadium! Altogether, these donations will help provide almost 52,000 meals to those in need in Lane County. Special thanks to the University of Oregon, Columbia Distributing, and Papé Machinery for helping to make this possible…. Read more »

Bill Increasing Child Hunger Needs to Go

From our colleagues at Partners for a Hunger Free Oregon … A U.S. House committee just proposed a bill that will increase child hunger. It should be rejected in no uncertain terms. At a forum on school meals held recently at an elementary school in Hillsboro, a fifth grade student was asked about what school… Read more »

25th Annual Empty Bowls Sale – May 6

Over 1,000 hand crafted bowls and other glass ware will be sold outside FFLC’s Dining Room in downtown Eugene. Local artists have been working for several months on these one-of-a-kind creations. Bowls are priced beginning at $10 and each bowl purchased comes with a coupon for a free bowl of soup at one of the… Read more »

Helping Seniors Who Experience Hunger

According to the nation’s food bank network, Feeding America, the number of older adults is projected to increase over the next decade and continue to rise in the following decade. In 2040 there will be 79.7 million older adults, more than twice as many as in 2000. Additionally, the senior population is becoming increasingly diverse. Between 2012… Read more »

2016 Chefs’ Night Out Winners

Congratulations 2016 Chefs’ Night Out winners!   Thank you Sponsors and Vendors! 26th Annual Chefs’ Night Out- Food For Lane County‘Imagine visiting all your favorite restaurants in one evening and not only eating amazing food, but getting to visit with the chefs as well. For “foodies” it is a dream come true when they attend… Read more »

Spring Plant Sale at the GrassRoots Garden

April 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Spring Plant Sale at the GrassRoots Garden! 10-5. Enjoy a wide variety of edible and non-edible plant starts! For Sale: a wide variety of Youth Farm organically grown veggie, flower and herb starts as well as edible and ornamental perennials including natives, shrubs, trees, berries (lots of… Read more »

Lyle Jacobson Celebrity Organ Concert featuring William Porter

Widely known as a performer in the United States and in Europe, William Porter has also achieved international recognition for his skill in improvisation in a wide variety of styles, ancient and modern. He has performed at major international festivals and academies, including the North German Organ Academy, the Italian Academy of Music for the… 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 »