Eating on a Budget Handout

Editor’s note
You can download the PDF or order printed copies of this publication.
See the companion publication N1028, Eating on a Budget Poster.

Eating on a budget handout sharing tips for stretching your food dollars.

Sarah Wood
Assistant Extension Professor, Department of Health Sciences
Tammy Roberts
Nutrition and Health Extension Specialist

This handout provides tips on stretching your food dollars. It discusses unit pricing, how to get the most out of the food you buy, and other ways to save money on your food budget.


  • Packaging snacks
  • Rotating foods
  • Shopping lists
  • Unit pricing
  • Using all edible parts
  • SNAP


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