Cooking meals at home instead of going out to eat is a great way to stretch your food budget. I enjoy cooking, but with two young kids at home, it can be difficult to cook a meal without distractions. Sometimes it seems easier to just go out to a restaurant or get take-out! Eating out is convenient, but the costs can add up quickly. It’s also healthier to prepare meals at home because you can control the ingredients.
Ready to be a farmers’ market shopping pro? Here are some tips to get the most bang for your buck while supporting farmers and stocking up on delicious and nutritious foods.
Fall is officially here! And whether you love it or hate, that means pumpkin and pumpkin spice products are everywhere. Each year new seasonal products line the shelves of your grocery store. You can find cookies, breads, cereals, yogurt, sauces, and coffee (to name a few) with flavors of pumpkin and spice.
Many farmers’ markets now accept SNAP/FNS Benefits. Using your EBT card to purchase fresh foods at the farmers’ market is not only easy, but it’s a great way to save money and support your community.
Below is a short video on how to use your EBT card to purchase fresh, local foods at a participating farmers’ market.
Here are some tips for finding a farmers’ market near you and to shop with confidence while saving big with EBT.
It’s summer, and one of the best parts is the abundance of fresh, flavorful, produce. I have learned nothing beats a locally grown peach handpicked from a farmer’s bountiful display on a steamy Saturday morning. Not only does produce from the farmers’ market have great flavor, but the freshness is […]