Afton Field Farms hosted the 2012 “Bounty of Benton County” Farm to Fork Dinner recently…
The proceeds from the Bounty of Benton County fund Strengthening Rural Families – a nonprofit that that provides programs to kids and families in rural Benton County. Last year they served over 700 people through parenting classes, family and youth support programs and community events.
Some of the current and past programs include the Philomath Safe Routes to School program, Girls Circle support groups for teen girls, Girls and Boys Night Out in Alsea, Alsea Preschool, Live and Learn with your Toddler, Incredible Years and other parenting classes, Healthy Kids Oregon, Alsea and Monroe Health and Safety Fairs, Super Readers early literacy program and more.
Their mission is “working together to strengthen families and communities in Rural Benton County”. The Bounty of Benton County event is not only a fundraiser for the organization, but also a celebration of the places we work! They also believe that supporting rural businesses is key to supporting strong families. Please go to the Strengthening Rural Families website for more info.