Food for Lane County Reuses Egg Cartons

EUGENE, Ore. — Food for Lane County is offering you a way to help food banks across Oregon and recycle at the same time. It’s asking for people to donate clean egg cartons so it can help distribute eggs at Oregon food banks. Food for Lane County says it’s an easy way to give back … Continue reading »

Spring Game Collects Food Donations

EUGENE, Ore. — The Ducks’ Spring Game this weekend did more than just crank up school spirit, it also raised thousands of pounds of food for Food for Lane County. The price of admission into Autzen Saturday was a few cans of food. This year, Duck fans donated more than 66,000 pounds of canned food … Continue reading »

Non-Profit Holds Spring Plant Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — Spring time is a signal for people to get back into their gardens, so Food For Lane County held its Spring Plant Sale to raise money for its gardens program. The sale included hundreds of organically grown vegetables, flowers, and herbs. All the proceeds of the sale go to the organization’s garden … Continue reading »

Plant Sale Benefits Food for Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. — The seeds have been planted and now the starter plants are ready for anyone hoping to get a jumpstart on their garden. Food for Lane County is hosting its annual Spring Plant Sale Saturday. Hundreds of plants will be transported to Food for Lane County’s Grassroots Garden for the spring sale. Half … Continue reading »

Chef’s Night Out Tickets on Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — The 23rd annual Chef’s Night Out is Tuesday night at the Hult Center. The event features some of Lane County’s top chefs cooking up samples of their best dishes. The night’s festivities will also feature some local breweries and wineries. The proceeds go to food for Lane County and organizers say it’s … Continue reading »

Fundraising Through Bowl Making

EUGENE, Ore. — Dozens of people picked up skills on glass making Saturday by making bowls for Food for Lane County. It was part of the Fuse-A-Thon Bowl Fundraiser, which allows people to make glass bowls for free. The bowls made will be sold at FFLC’s empty bowl fundraiser in May. Although the fundraiser introduces … Continue reading »

Juncion City Local Aid Moves

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — A Junction City food bank held a “food parade” as a way of transporting thousands of pounds of goods to its new and improved location. The organization plans to move to a bigger location where it can hopefully provide even more service to those in need. Dozens of volunteers showed up … Continue reading »

Food Bank Holds Empty Bowls Fuse-a-Thon

EUGENE, Ore. — Families can have some fun while helping feed hungry families in Lane County. Monday night is the first night of the Food for Lane County Fuse-a-thon. There they can make a work of art that will be sold during the Empty Bowls Sale. The event is a huge fundraiser for the food … Continue reading »

Home Show Draws Record Crowd

EUGENE, Ore. — Sunday was the fourth and final day of the Lane County Home and Garden Show and a crowd showed up to get one last glimpse at the latest in home improvement. Organizers say an estimated 25,000 people made their way through the Lane Events Center for the weekend’s show. They say the … 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 »

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