Planting seeds for food policies

Community gardens, backyard chickens, food deserts and agricultural tourism are on a short list of future policy ideas a citizen’s advisory council will tackle in Pasco County. The Pasco County Food Policy Advisory Council met on Sept. 30, in its second meeting since the Pasco County Commission appointed nine panel members in June. Pasco County is the only county with an active food policy … [Read more...]

Dade City, Zephyrhills offering homeless, low-income services Tuesday

Pasco County tax collector Mike Fasano and The Volunteer Way will offer four services in one place at locations in both Zephyrhills and Dade City on Tuesday. The Volunteer Way Mobile Pantry, the Public Defender Medical Mobile Unit, Mobile Hot Showers, and the Florida Licensing on Wheels -- better known as the FLOW Mobile -- have all teamed up to offer their services to homeless and low-income … [Read more...]