Food Budgeting

Food budgeting programs through Lady food shoppingMichigan State University Extension place an emphasis on financial planning and methods to help stretch your food-dollars. MSU Extension staff works with families and individuals to connect those who are qualified for assistance with resources to ensure a nutritionally balanced diet is available.

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  • HOT TOPICExtra eggs? Pickle them!

    April 11, 2014 | Lisa Treiber | Eggs cannot be preserved, but they can be pickled and kept in the refrigerator for a few weeks.

  • HOT TOPICFarm Bill nutrition 101

    April 7, 2014 | Pat Benton | Facts about SNAP in the 2014 Farm Bill.

  • Voices for Food

    March 27, 2014 | Becky Henne | Voices for Food will be launching in four rural Michigan communities to address food security.

  • Healthy eating on the road

    March 24, 2014 | Michelle Jarvie | Ten tips for a road trip or everyday commute.

  • Buying in season fresh fruits and vegetables

    March 17, 2014 | Diana Fair | There are many good reasons to buy in season fruits and vegetables year round such as cost, freshness and nutrition.

  • HOT TOPICWIC nutrition changes coming soon

    March 17, 2014 | Dawn Earnesty | The USDA has recently released new WIC regulations that will go into effect May 5, 2014.

  • Meal planning creates smart shopping

    March 13, 2014 | Joyce McGarry | Smart shopping isn’t just for single households; it can save families stress, time and money, while providing health benefits.

  • Home-cooked meal solutions

    March 13, 2014 | Mark Thomas | Want to save your precious and limited time and still provide your family with healthy meals without changing your daily routine? Perhaps home delivery of ready to make meals can help you eat at home, save time, and eat well.

  • Quick and healthy meals

    March 11, 2014 | Tracie Abram | Quick and healthy meals starts with a categorized shopping list, categorized by food groups.

  • Organizing food storage areas

    January 28, 2014 | Stephanie Marino | Saving you time and money.

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