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May 21, 2024

THE JAXSON | The Chitlin’ Circuit and barbecue in Jacksonville

While the Chitlin’ Circuit is generally recognized for its musical contributions to society, in honor of National Barbecue Month, barbecue…

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These are some of the custom birdhouses up for grabs as part of Pie in the Sky's For the Birds fundraiser. Proceeds will help fund the group's efforts to deliver healthy food to seniors.
May 1, 2024

St. Johns charity raises money to buy healthy food for seniors

Pie in the Sky is auctioning off artistic birdhouses in its annual For the Birds fundraiser.…

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Demand is increasing to feed food-insecure people in Northeast Florida. l Feeding Northeast Florida
April 17, 2024

More families desperate for food than during the pandemic

Feeding Northeast Florida says it is distributing 17% more food now than during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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March 24, 2024

REVIEW | Jacksonville Zoo monkeys with menu to some fans’ displeasure

The Jacksonville Zoo says it took food “in a different direction that would allow us to maximize our mission through…

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May 30, 2023

THE JAXSON | 5 stories from Jacksonville’s hamburger history

From the first ever Burger King to long-gone local chains, here’s a look at five burger facts from Jacksonville history.…

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April 26, 2022

THE JAXSON | Jacksonville’s 6 most distinctive foods

All across Jacksonville and the First Coast, restaurants pride themselves in serving up fresh Mayport shrimp. This isn’t a particular…

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Volunteers stock bags at the Mandarin Food Bank last week. | Claire Heddles, Jacksonville Today
April 10, 2022

Climbing costs leave Jacksonville families struggling for food

Jacksonville mom Krista Jones is buying beans instead of meat for protein. It’s one of the creative steps she’s had…

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February 22, 2022

THE JAXSON | 5 Gullah Geechee dishes to try in Jacksonville

The Gullah Geechee descended from enslaved Central and West Africans who worked the plantations of the Lowcountry in the coastal…