Volunteers Needed for Food Project

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Food Project is looking to add 250 more volunteers to its organization as the holidays approach. “Every other month, you just leave the bag full of food on your porch and someone will come pick it up for you, you don’t have to do anything and it makes it super … Continue reading »

Medford Food Project Hits Milestone

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Food Project reached a major milestone Saturday — raising one million pounds of food for hungry families. That haul is a combination of all of the food donated through the project within the past four years. Much of it is thanks to volunteers like Steve Borchard who go door to … Continue reading »

Food Project Celebrates Success

MEDFORD, Ore. — Saturday marks the two-year anniversary of the Medford Food Project and organizers  say the program has made a big impact on the community. Saturday more than 100 neighborhood coordinators collected bright green bags of food from about 2,600 Medford households. The campaign started several years ago in Ashland with the Ashland Food … Continue reading »

Medford Food Co-op Celebrates One Year

MEDFORD, Ore. — Saturday marked the 1st anniversary of the Medford Food Co-op’s grand opening. In the first year, more than $2.6 million worth of goods moved through the Co-op. Dozens of people joined each month since it opened, making the current total at about 1,500 members. “It’s been an incredible ride and the way … Continue reading »

Medford Food Project Goes Door-to-Door

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Medford Food Project collected 21,000 pounds of non-perishable food for local food banks Saturday. The last collection in June totaled more than 24,000 pounds of food and project organizers hope to collect 300,000 pounds of food in Jackson County by the end of the year. “Typically food drives are one time. … Continue reading »