For the past 20 years a local nonprofit has helped Lane County immigrants find support and build community through gardening. KLCC’s Melorie Begay caught up with one family that cooks with food they grow as a way to keep their culture alive.
The public is invited to celebrate Latino culture tonight at Springfield's Sprout! Regional Food Hub. The block party is being organized by the University of Oregon's Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and Huerto de la Familia or the "Family Garden." Executive Director Sarah Cantril says a rising Latino Population is a large contribution to Oregon's economy.