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Getting Ahead of Holiday Meal Cost

Part 1-Holiday Spices Fall is here and the holiday season is quickly approaching. Whether you’re planning a meal for one or ten, it’s never too early to start preparing. Planning your menu in advance allows you the opportunity to spend smarter, using less of your SNAP dollars. Strictly sticking to your menu items and buying[…] Read More

Hurricane Season: How Can You Be Prepared?

When a hurricane strikes, many people are left wondering where they will live, when their next meal will be, and how long they will have to survive on the basics. Feeding yourself and your family is a very important thing to do during a hurricane or other storms. Keeping everyone fed throughout the storm will[…] Read More

Strawberry season is here!

The end of spring and beginning of summer is always my favorite time to buy fresh produce! Strawberry season is in full swing in North Carolina. You can find fresh strawberries in NC from April to mid-June. When produce is in season, that means you can often buy it for less than in the off-season.[…] Read More