Summer programs feed kids

Children who normally eat lunch at school when classes are in session have a free alternative during the summer months. Both Hillsborough and Pasco counties are participating in a summer food service program that provide free lunches and afternoon snacks at numerous sites around each county. The program begins on June 13 and concludes on Aug. 3. The sites are situated in areas where at … [Read more...]

Veggie Van to deliver fresh produce in East Pasco

For many low-income families, putting fresh fruits and vegetables on a grocery shopping list is a luxury out of reach. They live in what are known as food deserts, where the only choice for buying groceries is a corner store or a convenience shop. Fresh produce is either nonexistent or so costly families can't afford it. Catching a public bus to a grocery store isn't always a … [Read more...]