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Eat Great, Healthy Food for Less Money: I hear from people quite a bit that they don't purchase or eat healthy f...

Eat Great, Healthy Food for Less Money: I hear from people quite a bit that they don't purchase or eat healthy f...

I hear from people quite a bit that they don’t purchase or eat healthy foods (especially organic foods) because they can’t afford them. It is true that sometimes healthy, organic options can cost quite a bit more—but that also depends on when and where and how you buy them. Here’s a simple step-by-step guide for treating yourself and your family to truly good foods while sticking to your budget. Step 1: Buy In-Season Foods If you buy out-of-season foods, the price you’re paying includes the extra overhead of shipping that food to your area from a warmer climate. If you buy in season—especially if you buy straight from a farmer—you’re eliminating that cost, and you can feel good about supporting a local grower. You can save a lot of money by buying in-season foods in summer and fall and preserving them for winter eating. For tips on seasonal eating, see Eat in Sync with the...

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