From Childs Park to the Cover of Food & Wine

Pictured Above: The Publix 2021 Collard Green Festival, featuring James Beard Award-winning chef and native son Edouardo Jordan (right), is happening this Saturday on the corner of 22nd Street and 9th Avenue South. On the left is former News Channel 8 newsman Rob Carter with festival co-founder Boyzell Hosey at the 2018 event. Courtesy of… Continue reading From Childs Park to the Cover of Food & Wine

A donut challenge in Gulfport aims to enforce masks

By Samantha Harris As the pandemic is still ongoing, local Gulfport business Golden Dinosaurs Vegan Deli (GDVD) took the chance to get creative with enforcing masks by creating their own donut challenge. Starting in February 2021, GDVD is challenging customers to wear a mask at the order window, and if the restaurant can go 30… Continue reading A donut challenge in Gulfport aims to enforce masks

Midtown St. Petersburg has a nutrition deficit

Pictured Above: St. Pete Youth Farm hosted the Women’s Appreciation event on March 27. (USF/Catherine Burke) By Catherine Burke There is a clear discrepancy between health and nutrition equity in the St. Petersburg area.. A lack of community awareness around this issue is the reason why many people don’t pay attention to the clear nutrition… Continue reading Midtown St. Petersburg has a nutrition deficit

St. Petersburg Saturday Morning Market provides fresh produce to locals

Pictured Above: The market participates in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Incentives. Courtesy of Downtown St. Pete By Olivia Sawdy Located at the heart of St. Petersburg, the Saturday Morning Market gathers almost every week.  At the market, you can find anything from body care and clothing to local produce and pet food.  SNAP… Continue reading St. Petersburg Saturday Morning Market provides fresh produce to locals

A community gardening program helps fight food insecurity in Midtown

By Catalina Rasdall Personal health is one of the most important things for living a long life. The human body needs nutrition in order for it to keep moving.  That is why those grocery runs are crucial. They are something to look forward to because they present an opportunity to pick healthy food options and… Continue reading A community gardening program helps fight food insecurity in Midtown

Urban Agriculture in the Burg: New legislation will allow St. Pete residents to grow and sell produce on their own property

By Nicole Billing & Emily Heise District 2 Council Member Brandi Gabbard has been fighting back against food insecurity in St. Petersburg by spearheading new amendments supporting urban agriculture. The need for new legislation arose with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic as food insecurity became more prevalent. The bill recognizes how urban agriculture can… Continue reading Urban Agriculture in the Burg: New legislation will allow St. Pete residents to grow and sell produce on their own property

Nutrition and economics in adolescents

By Alexendra Davis In modern America, it is generally up to the parents to teach children the skills related to food, shopping and economics. Many districts do not teach home economics anymore and those who do, barely scratch the surface.  Living in a world with food delivery just a few taps away, the question arises… Continue reading Nutrition and economics in adolescents

A restaurant in Gulfport ran local food deliveries with a golf cart

By Samantha Harris As pandemic regulations are slowly being lifted and more people are getting vaccinated, restaurants are reflecting on the ways they have had to get creative over the past year. This includes the North-End Taphouse in Gulfport, which opened in January before the pandemic started.  The North-End Taphouse is a locally-owned restaurant on… Continue reading A restaurant in Gulfport ran local food deliveries with a golf cart

Grand Central Brewhouse: An eco-friendly brewery that gives back

Pictured Above: Grand Central Brewhouse has a European twist that will catch everyone’s attention. Courtesy of Grand Central Brewhouse By Lauren Kemmish Grand Central Brewhouse in Midtown St. Petersburg, also known as GCB , is an eco-friendly micro-brewery and beer garden that gives back to the community through charity work.  Even in the midst of… Continue reading Grand Central Brewhouse: An eco-friendly brewery that gives back

3 Daughters Brewing: A local brewery that gives back

Pictured Above: 3 Daughters Brewing has many performers that are local with plenty of room for socially distancing. (USF/Lauren Kemmish) By Lauren Kemmish 3 Daughters Brewing in Midtown St. Petersburg is more than just a place to get a bite to eat and a beer to drink with friends, it is an establishment that cares… Continue reading 3 Daughters Brewing: A local brewery that gives back