How Are You Dealing With Rising Food Costs?

How Are You Dealing With Rising Food Costs?

This week on our Wednesday food shows, we're looking in to how rising food prices in our area are changing the ways people shop and cook.

This week on our Wednesday food shows, we're looking in to how rising food prices in our area are changing the ways people shop and cook.

We're wondering if you've been changing the way you cook and shop - and your overall household budgets - because of the increases in food costs. The Capital Area Food Bank's Director of Nutrition Education, Jodi Balis, will be here sharing some tips for stretching dollars at the grocery store. For example, Balis teaches people about her "$16 Shopping Bag" that she designed to feed an individual 16 times:

If you'd like to share your experiences of cutting back or altering your shopping and cooking habits, take our survey and let us know what ways you've come up with to stretch your budget. Are you trying new recipes, or turning to old family recipes that were originally designed to feed more people with less?

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.