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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  • Cooking in a hurry – the many uses of brown rice

    July 28, 2014 | Michelle Gordon-Releford | Homemade in minutes, economical and good for you.

  • Save money by packing your lunch

    July 25, 2014 | Erin Powell | Packing your family’s lunches can save you money and keep you healthy!

  • Eating healthy on a budget

    July 25, 2014 | Michelle Gordon-Releford | Good food for low cost.

  • Staple foods in the kitchen

    July 25, 2014 | Karen Fifield | Stocking your kitchen doesn’t have to be overwhelming and expensive.

  • Preserving zucchini

    July 25, 2014 | Laurie Messing | Freezing is the best option for safely preserving zucchini.

  • Defining poverty

    July 13, 2014 | Tracie Abram | Living in poverty is a generalization. There are different types of poverty just as there are differences in other social-economic classes. Learn the four different types and how you can help move people forward and out of poverty.

  • Preserve summer’s produce safely

    July 11, 2014 | Jane Hart | There are many ways to preserve the fresh, local produce from the summer. Stay up-to-date with preservation methods to enjoy summer throughout the year.

  • Making the most of your u-pick experience

    July 7, 2014 | Lisa Treiber | Have a family adventure, save a little money and avoid foodborne illness.

  • HOT TOPICGrill outside the burger!

    June 13, 2014 | Erin Powell | Burgers aren’t the only thing you can cook on a grill. There are many options to explore that are tasty and nutritious!

  • June is “Great Outdoors Month”

    June 12, 2014 | Nick Baumgart | Get outside during Great Outdoors Month this June!

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