According to a report by WUSF Public Media, “the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued its Food Security in the United States report for 2012 and it revealed almost 15 percent of U.S. households are what it calls “food insecure.” That means at some point during the year, members of those households did not have consistent access to […]
Arcadia — touted as the “Best Small Town in Florida” — is synonymous with antiquing, for obvious reasons. The main street of the nationally designated historic downtown district, West Oak Street, is lined with antique shops, staking claim to 20-plus boutiques and dealers. In truth, the seat of DeSoto County is a destination with a […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Nicole Hawker (813) 228-0652 firstname.lastname@example.org WUSF Public Media Shares Short Nature Videos from Elam Stoltzfus TAMPA, Fla. (August 21, 2013) – WUSF Public Media is currently sharing a series of 90-second short stories on Florida’s environmental beauty both on television and through online content. Entitled Florida Beauty in Nature, the interstitials […]
Phosphate, a Port of Tampa mainstay export for the past century, accounts for more than two-thirds of the Port’s $15.1 billion annual economic activity. In addition, the phosphate industry supports more than half of the Port’s 80,000 direct, indirect and related jobs, according to a new study released yesterday by the Tampa Port Authority.
The thought of not knowing where your next meal will come from is an unimaginable notion for some and a stark reality for others. In fact, there are more than 700,000 Central Floridians living in food-insecure households. One in four of them are children.
All Faiths Food Bank expands services in DeSoto County thanks to grant from The Mosaic Company Foundation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2013 Contact: Laura Coyle, 941-379-6333 or 941-544-5878; Lcoyle@allfaithsfoodbank.org SARASOTA, FLA, – July 30, 2013 –All Faiths Food Bank is pleased to announce it is expanding the “DeSoto County: Hope Against Hunger” initiative thanks to a $73,690 grant from The Mosaic Company Foundation. The funding support is part of Mosaic’s continued […]
Florida’s Bone Valley region is home to phosphate, a precious natural mineral resource that is mined and processed into crop nutrients for farmers in the U.S. and throughout the world. While Florida’s phosphate industry had been meeting the crop nutrition needs of farmers for more than a century, its employees are working here at home […]
Think about this- how much did you spend on lunch today? Many of us don’t dwell on that too often, but the truth is, there are hundreds of thousands of people right here in Tampa bay who can’t afford to eat. And it’s a problem that was addressed in a special forum on Friday. National […]
Uniting community leaders and organizations throughout Central Florida in the fight against hunger was the goal of today’s Hunger-Relief Forum, hosted by the Mosaic Company. The event, which was held at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, was developed to raise awareness about this critical issue and spark regional conversation about food security and the […]
In the United States, including Florida, one in six people struggles with hunger, and more than 850 million people around the world don’t know where they will get their next meal. As the world population continues to increase, food security is becoming a growing concern. To raise awareness about this critical issue, The Mosaic Company […]