Sharpen your smart shopping skills by taking the Cooking Matters at the Store grocery tour.
Our 1½-hour guided grocery store tour will help you learn and practice the skills you need to buy healthy food on a limited budget. During this eye-opening tour, you’ll learn:
Tips for calculating and using unit pricing, whether or not it’s listed on the shelf tag
What to look for on food labels
How to decipher food label terminology
Three ways to purchase produce
Nearly 90 percent of participants are better able to save money on groceries after taking the tour, according to a 2013 evaluation conducted by the Michigan-based Altarum Institute. Food security among participants increased by more than 10 percent, going from 53 percent to 64 percent, the evaluation concluded.
Reap the benefits of smart shopping by finding out more about a tour near you.