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Next school year Hillsborough public schools are offering free meals

Hillsborough Public Schools are offering students free meals for the upcoming school year because of the Community Eligibility Provision.
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MLK Jr Day: Food Justice and Inequality

The continuing fight for food and economic justice is highlighted as we celebrate the birthday of the “Drum major for justice” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. library of Congress Hunger and homelessness speak to a...

Responding to Food Insecurity in Florida with Gulf Coast JFCS

It’s Thanksgiving time and our thoughts turn to food and those who may not have it. Our friends from Gulf Coast JFCS joined us to discuss the many ways their programs address food insecurity in...

Scholars sound alarm on hunger crisis

Listen: Scholars and experts met at the University of South Florida today to sound the alarm on the global hunger crisis. This comes as global hunger becomes a bigger issue post-pandemic. The event was part...

Monthly food distribution will begin again in South Brooksville in February

To combat hunger and poverty, the monthly distribution of food will begin again in South Brooksville, Florida starting on February 2.
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Are Florida’s children getting enough food during the coronavirus pandemic?

Here is a link to many coronavirus resources A new report looks at student access to healthy meals during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s from Trust for America’s Health and studies food insecurity among Florida children,...

Find out where your kids can get free meals this summer

During the school year, many kids who don’t get enough to eat at home can get free or reduced-price lunches at school. But where do they turn during the summer months? Well, you can find...
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Feeding Tampa Bay draws attention to hunger problem

The group Feeding Tampa Bay is convinced that hunger is a bigger problem in the Tampa Bay area than many people realize. Its executive director, Thomas Mantz, says that’s why the group is hosting a...

Ferran Adria at the Dali Museum: The surreal side of real food

The Dali Museum has cooked up an exhibition aimed to whet all the senses. “Ferran Adrià: The Invention of Food” will showcase the gastronomic genius of Ferran Adria. He like Dali, is a Spaniard hailing...

1 in 6 people in Tampa Bay are going hungry; Family of Elias Guadarrama says he did not commit suicide during police chase

by Rob Lorei In the 10 counties making up West Central Florida Area, one in 6 people, or about 700,000, are not getting enough to eat. Many are trying to live off of a four dollar...

Ft. Lauderdale hunger striker continues to protest city’s ban on sharing food in parks

Ft. Lauderdale hunger striker continues to protest city's ban on sharing food in parks

Tampa activist undeterred by Ft. Lauderdale ban on sharing food in public parks

Tampa activist undeterred by Ft. Lauderdale ban on sharing food in public parks

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