Pay Off Library Fines With Canned Food

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Some local library branches are giving folks a chance to pay off some library fines with several cans of food this week as part of the annual Food for Fines program. The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library branches are accepting canned and boxed food donations to pay off up to $5 worth of … Continue reading »

Gleaning Bill to Benefit Farmers

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon farmers can do a number of things with surplus crops. One option is donating them to gleaners. They come harvest the extra crops and distribute it to low-income families. Right now farmers don’t get any incentive for donating to gleaners, but a new bill could change that. Betty Briggs, of Gleaner … Continue reading »