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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  • 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!

  • Pass the water, please!

    June 12, 2014 | Imelda Galdamez | Don't like drinking water? Fruit infused water may change your mind.

  • Keeping food safe: Choosing food storage containers

    June 11, 2014 | Eileen Haraminac | Keeping your food safe at home requires proper storage containers. This information will assist you when using food storage containers.

  • Adding daily physical activity

    June 6, 2014 | Karen Fifield | Increase family time through physical activity.

  • It’s time to plant a rainbow!

    June 1, 2014 | Michelle Jarvie | Save money on groceries by growing your own rainbow of fruits and vegetables this summer.

  • Healthy meetings: Do they cost more?

    May 28, 2014 | Dawn Earnesty | Healthy meetings don’t have to cost more with these tried and true tips!

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