Eugene Students Protest Lunch Option

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of 4J School District children and their parents demanded better food choices in their school cafeteria Wednesday. Parents and students gathered early outside Edison Elementary just before school started to voice their distaste for a recent decision to stop a local company from delivering lunches to the kids. The kids … Continue reading »

Letter Carriers Get Ready for Food Drive

EUGENE, Ore. — Food for Lane County volunteers are in the final stages of preparing for this weekend’s annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive. The drive takes place each year across the country, but it started in Eugene. To donate, people can place food in a bag and leave it outside for mail carriers to pick … Continue reading »

What to Eat for Your Workout

(CNN) — Before running a half marathon last year, Gouthami Rao consulted a dietitian to create the best diet for her training. “Striking a bigger balance between carbs and protein, which I think is a huge battle for pretty much everybody when they eat,” Rao said. So why do protein and carbs pack the right … Continue reading »

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 »

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 »

Study Explains Eating Pressures

(CNN) — While growing up, many of us may have heard the phrases, “Clean Your Plate” or “No, you can’t have candy.” But how exactly do these parental attitudes towards food affect a child’s weight? A new study out of the University of Minnesota has found a lot of parents deny their children certain foods … 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 »

The Sustainable Table: That’s My Farmer

JUNCTION CITY, Ore. — Tomatoes, berries, squash–they’re part of the delicious seasons that are summer and fall here in Oregon. Though it will be a few months before people get to taste them, local farms are already preparing for the harvest. “Right now, we’re starting all the seedlings for the season. We have onions, broccoli, … 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 »

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