Food / Hunger


Amnesty International – UO Student Group

Amnesty's mission is to undertake research and action focused on preventing and ending grave abuses of the rights to physical and mental integrity, freedom of conscience and expression, and freedom from discrimination--in the context of our work to promote all human rights, as articulated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. - http://pages.uoregon.edu/amnesty/about.html

Aprovecho Research Center

Aprovecho Research Center (ARC), a 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation
established in 1976, is dedicated to researching, developing and
disseminating appropriate technological solutions for meeting the basic
human needs of refugees and impoverished people and communities in the
developing world. ARC's goal is to help relieve suffering, improve
health, enhance safety, and reduce adverse impacts on the environment.
ARC provides technical assistance and related appropriate technology to
projects around the world. The main focus is on cooking and heating
systems that use biomass for fuel. - http://www.aprovecho.org

Cascadia Food Not Lawns

Food not lawns' mission is to grow rare and endangered plants, educate the community about permaculture & sustainable living, and distribute information and plant material to growers & activists. - http://www.foodnotlawns.com

Catholic Community Services of Lane County

Responding to Christ’s message to love our neighbors as ourselves, Catholic Community Services offers immediate help by providing food and other assistance to anyone in need and seeks to instill hope by helping Lane County families take positive steps to move out of poverty. - http://www.ccslc.org

Fungi For the People

Fungi for the People has organized and led mushroom cultivation and remediation workshops with the mission of encouraging resilient and ecologically enhanced relationships. Since 2011, we have been bringing the skills of mushroom cultivation and use to a wide audience: we have taught over 2,000 aspiring mushroom cultivators (from across the US and internationally) about fungi and accessible methods of sustainably growing edible and medicinal mushrooms. - http://fungiforthepeople.org/

Huerto de la Familia

The mission of Huerto de la Familia is to offer Latino families a place to connect to the earth and their root by growing their own food. The vision of Huerto de la Familia is to cultivate community integration and economic self-sufficienty through opportunities and training in organic gardening, farming and the creation of micro-businesses. - http://huertodelafamilia.org/

School Garden Project

The School Garden Project is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that helps schools create and sustain gardens where hands-on learning connects students with their environment and local food system. We provide advice in school garden design and construction, train volunteers to work in gardens, distribute material resources to local schools, and coordinate garden-based education programs that serve more than 800 students annually. - http://www.efn.org/~sgp/

Slow Food Eugene

Our mission is to support food that is good, clean and fair. - http://slowfoodeugene.org/

Spencer Creek Community Growers’ Market

The Spencer Creek Community Growers' Market is committed to providing a venue for neighbors to sell their locally produced agrivultural items with an emphasis on sustainable and healthy growing practices, while encouraging and supporting local food production efforts through the fellowship of community. - http://spencercreekgrange.org/

The Willamette Farm and Food Coalition

The Willamette Farm and Food Coalition facilitates and supports the development of a secure and sustainable food system in Lane County, Oregon. - http://www.lanefood.org