FOOD for Lane County

Oats Harvested for Food For Lane County


EUGENE, Ore. — An unexpected partnership is helping solve the hunger problem in Lane County. On Monday, farmers harvested 25,000 pounds of oats to be given to Food For Lane County. The oats were planted in spring on 45 acres south of the Department of Corrections. The mental health facility signed a contract with FFLC … Continue reading »

Food Pantry Geared to Spanish Speakers


EUGENE, Ore. — The FOOD for Lane County mobile pantry is opening its first ever pantry geared at Spanish speakers. FOOD for Lane County says it’s actively working to get food to more Latino and Hispanic households in need. Organizers say they’re hoping a pantry hosted by spanish speaking volunteers will help draw people in. … Continue reading »

Local Lunch Gals Special: Eugene Foodies Potluck by Eugene Foodies Guest Writer!


The very active Eugene Foodies! Facebook Group, a community of like-minded food lovers in Eugene, has grown rapidly over the last several months, calling for a Foodie Pot Luck get together that ended with 105 pounds of donated food for Food for Lane County.

University of Oregon Food Drive


EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon is tackling hunger in Lane County this month. The campus wide campaign is part of the annual Governor’s State Employees Food Drive. School leaders say last year they helped bring in nearly 160,000 pounds of food to Food for Lane County. The goal this year is 175,000 pounds. … Continue reading »

Food Banks Push for Tax Credits


EUGENE, Ore. — Local food banks and farmers could soon be benefiting from fresh produce donations. New legislation could provide tax credits for farmers who donate produce to local food banks, like Food for Lane County. Those supporting the legislation say it’s a win-win for both those who grow the food and those who’d be … Continue reading »

FOOD For Lane County Wins New Van


EUGENE, Ore. — Managers of a local food bank walked away with keys to a brand new Toyota van Thursday. FOOD For Lane County beat out hundreds of other nonprofits in a national competition called 100 Cars for Good. The winner brought in the most votes on Facebook. Thanks to all FOOD For Lane County’s … Continue reading »

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