Conestoga Huts Fundraiser Breaks Goal

EUGENE, Ore. — Members of the group Community Supported Shelters say their focus is now on building after the community came together Sunday night to raise more than $4,000 to build six more Conestoga huts for people in need of temporary housing. The fundraising goal for Sunday night of $3,600 was blown out of the … Continue reading »

Cafe Hosts Conestoga Hut Fundraiser

EUGENE, Ore. — Community Supported Shelters is counting on people to stuff their faces Sunday night to raise money to build six more Conestoga Huts. Three have already been built and moved into in the last week. The Cornbread Cafe is donating all of its proceeds from 4:00 to 9 p.m. to construction efforts for … Continue reading »

Cornbread Cafe Up for National Award

EUGENE, Ore. — A local restaurant is up for a national award for its all-vegan menu. peta2, PEAT’s youth division, says the Cornbread Cafe is a finalist in the category of best vegan local restaurant. It’s part of the Libby Awards–Libby, short for “animal liberation.” “It’s definitely an honor to be nominated for this and … Continue reading »

Top 9 Locally Sourced Restaurants: No. 6

EUGENE, Ore. — Step into Cornbread Cafe and it’s like a blast from the past. Not only does the building date back to the 1940s, but it’s decorated with space age Jetsons flare. Just as she did with the building, the cafe’s owner Sheree Walters is taking an old idea — an all-vegan menu — … Continue reading »