Tips & Recipes

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

Holiday Meal on a Budget

In the weeks and months leading up to a holiday, it can be hard to figure out where you’re going to find the time and money for gifts, activities, and festive food. With friends, family, and co-workers telling you what they are preparing to do for the holidays, it can be tempting to copy their[…] Read More

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Developing a Food Spending Plan

This is the second blog in a series about budgeting. If you haven’t read the first post yet, please take some time to read Developing a Household Budget. This current blog focuses on food budgeting and will help you develop a food spending plan for your household. Have you ever wondered how much money you[…] Read More

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Community Food Resources

This is the third blog in a series about budgeting. If you haven’t read the first post yet, please take some time to read Developing a Household Budget and the second post in the series called Developing a Food Spending Plan. This third blog shares information on community resources that can help supplement your budget.[…] Read More

Developing a Household Budget

Are you ever surprised by how much you spent at the grocery store because you picked up a few extra items? If you don’t adjust your future shopping trips, you may end up spending more on food than budgeted. ​ Over the next few months we will share strategies and tips for tracking and developing a[…] Read More

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