Leadership Development

El Comité de los Líderes The Líderes are a diverse group of Huerto de la Familia program members.  They include members of our garden and business program. Many have been members for over a decade while others are joining Huerto for the first year.  The diversity of experiences is critical in creating services that are […]

Buena Temporada

Ma Fernandez Ochoa, a graduate of the 2016 business program, has been a busy bee all summer long. She is a most inspirational human! She has had a rough life, is disabled in one hand, has a medical condition, but she persists! She is an unstoppable super human who refuels her soul through growing food. […]

Tikal Latin Cuisine This Friday!

We are excited to announce that our July participant of the Cambios Food Booth Incubator program will be open for business this Friday, July 1st!!! Please visit the Huerto de la Familia food booth at Sprout, where Annie Alvarez  and Edgar Sincuir will be showcasing their delicious Guatemalan cuisine. Who: Tikal Latin Cuisine What: Guatemalan Tapas When: […]

Small Farmer’s Project and Strawberries

The Small Farmer’s Project was a micro-enterprise project of Huerto de la Familia. They have graduated from the program and are now their own independent business entity. To contact Small Farmer’s Project for berry-picking hours and location, please call (541) 517-9730.

Newsletter Winter 2014

To read our Winter Newsletter for 2014 click below: Huerto final Newsletter Fall 2014 mmp2

Huerto de la Familia Food Booth Open Friday 3/6/15

Check the website for the weekly menu under “Our Work-Food Booth/Menu” or subscribe to our email list to receive alerts! [email protected] Huerto participants will be selling their own delicious dishes EVERY FRIDAY 3pm-7pm during the regular Sprout! Farmer’s Market at 418 A. Street in Springfield. How it works: Huerto de la Familia now owns a […]

Huerto Receives Justice of Eating Award !

Huerto de la Familia is thrilled to announce that our organization is the recipient of Food for Lane County’s Justice of Eating Award for 2014 in the organization category. The award honors those impacting hunger here in Lane County. There are four categories: individual, organization or group, business and partner agency.

Register Guard Article: Growing Together

AGRICULTURE  By Christian Hill The Register-Guard PUBLISHED: 12:00 A.M., MAY 12 Growing together Huerto de la Familia tends Willamalane community garden SPRINGFIELD — Roberto Peralta last week looked at his half-planted garden plot with its leafy starts of lettuce and kale. Not long ago, Peralta observed, he would have thought the plot was small. But […]

Support Huerto with a Fred Meyer Rewards Card !

Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give. Here’s how the program works: Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Huerto de la Familia at www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards. You can search for […]