Interview: Chef’s Night Out

EUGENE, Ore. — Food for Lane County is hosting its 24th Annual Chef’s Night Out Tuesday. It’s a culinary adventure where guests get to enjoy samples from the area’s premier restaurants, wineries and microbreweries. FFLC representative Dawn Marie Woodward stopped by KEZI 9 News Midday to share what this year has to offer. Chef’s Night … Continue reading »

Kicking Off “Empty Bowl Season”

Eugene, Ore. — Local artists are lending their hands for a good cause this weekend, hoping to help feed hungry people in our community. It’s the annual Food for Lane County “Throw-a-Thon,” and dozens of potters are coming together at Clay Space to make hundreds of hand-crafted bowls for the upcoming Empty Bowl Sale. Organizers … Continue reading »

Spring Game Benefits FFLC

EUGENE, Ore. — The Ducks’ Spring Game got everyone excited for football Saturday, while helping Food For Lane County collect thousands of pounds of food. The price of admission for the Ducks’ return to the field was canned food. FFLC collected non-perishable food items as fans made their way into Autzen Stadium for the first … Continue reading »

FFLC Gardens Need Green Thumbs

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Spring is on its way. While it may be too early to plant vegetables, the Food for Lane County gardens are getting ready for the growing season. At FLLC’s Youth Farm there’s always work to be done, even in the off season when it’s gray and cloudy. “Even when it rains, yes,” … Continue reading »

FFLC Meets its Donation Goal

EUGENE, Ore. — Food For Lane County announce that it had met its donation goal Tuesday, way ahead of schedule. In early February, organizers say an anonymous donor approached them with a challenge to raise $100,000 by February 28th and the donor would match the amount. Since then, organizers say donations have been pouring in … Continue reading »