Eugene Nonprofit Opens Food Cart Downtown

EUGENE, Ore. — After months of work, A Eugene nonprofit officially opened a Pinocchio-inspired food cart.
Saturday was their first day selling hot pretzels at the LTD bus station in downtown Eugene.

It’s owned by Reality Kitchen, a nonprofit organization in Lane County that provides job skills training to young adults who experience intellectual and developmental disabilities.

They’re selling pretzels and said they plan on selling sandwiches, soups and coffee as well.

“We are so grateful for the opportunity. It’s exciting that we’ve finally been able to realize this part of the vision,” said Jim Evangelista, Executive Director of Reality Kitchen.

They plan on being open five days a week from 8:00 a.m. through late afternoon.

Reality Kitchen also has a café and a bakery on River Road.

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