Hunger

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Floridians in need can now use a mobile app to locate food banks and support services across the state. 

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Many Tallahassee residents don’t live in walking distance of a grocery store or garden, especially in the city’s Southside. But the closing of the Winn Dixie on Paul Russell Road could be an opportunity for urban farmers.

America's Second Harvest of the Big Bend

For many students, summer spells out relaxation and vacation. However for some, summertime puts students in a bind. And for those who receive free or reduced-price lunch, school might be the only place they receive a guaranteed meal.

Florida Department of Agriculture

Florida Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam has announced the launch of a new online mapping tool to help officials and non-profit groups better assess food needs statewide.

According to the Florida Department of Agriculture, one in six Floridians is considered food insecure. That includes one out of four kids. Calling it a “solvable issue,” Putnam says it’s not because Florida’s food supply is lacking.

411 Teen: Hunger

Aug 8, 2012

Join host Dr. Liz Holifield for "411 Teen", a locally produced program created with teen input for a teenage audience.  Guests provide insights into topics that concern adolescents specifically.

Capital Report: 07-20-2012

Jul 20, 2012

As Floridians continue cleaning up after Tropical Storm Debby, residents all over the state are filing insurance claims to cover the losses of their homes, boats and cars. The storm also left hundreds of property owners contending with destructive and expensive sinkholes. As Jessica Palombo reports, Debby’s direct hit, months before the peak of hurricane season, adds fuel to a debate over Florida’s property insurance market.

Florida Department of Agriculture

For many students in Florida, summer vacation means finally getting out of the classroom and away from tests and homework.  For others, the summer months could also mean trying to figure out where their next meal will come from.  Research shows that during the summer most students forget some of what they’ve learned over the school year.

Perspectives: Hunger is no Game

Jun 7, 2012

An estimated one out of four Leon County children don’t have enough to eat. Sharing their take on the situation is: Second Harvest of the Big Bend Board Member Bob Fulford; Second Harvest’s Program and Services Director Herman McBride; Cathy Reed, nutrition services director for the Leon County School District and the district’s Dietician Intern Rachel Moeller.