The following information was posted on the HealthLliteracy listserv.
“From the Iowa State University Extension Office, this website provides tips and resources on planning ahead to save money and make healthier choices in eating. When the money gets tight, it is important to know what resources your family has and be creative using them. Resources include assets such as: time, money, energy, knowledge and skills. Everyone wants to save money when they shop. The best way to save money is to plan ahead. When you plan before you shop you can save money and get the foods your family needs for good health.” [HealthLiteracy listserv]
I found lots of practical information — everything from figuring your food dollar, when to shop, where to buy, reading labels, recipes, leftovers and food waste.