Is it possible to spend $0 on groceries in a week, and yet have filling HEALTHY meals?
Why yes, yes it is possible. It does take some planning, creativity, and work to eat healthy on a very tight budget, but in this section we will explore the ways that you can lower your grocery bill tremendously.
Here are a few tips for free or low priced groceries:
1. Coupon for free groceries
2. Start a garden for free groceries
3. Work part time at at grocery store, natural foods store, or grocery co-op for an employee discount and/or free groceries
4. Participate in Community Supported Agriculture…a CSA for free groceries
5. Check out a local Farmer’s Market
for lower priced foods
6. Learn to cook and bake so you can make almost free food and baked goods
7. Learn to can for free/low cost jams, jellies, sauces, salsa,
applesauce, veggies, fruits, and more
8. Learn to dehydrate for free/low cost fruit leathers/fruit snacks
9. Learn to GENTLY tap the maple trees on your property for free maple syrup
10. Make your own cider/vinegar/wine
11. Make your own witch hazel
(great as a facial toner…also for hemorrhoids)
12. Keep Bees for free honey
13. Keep chickens for free eggs
14. Start an herb garden for free medicine
14. Grow a small homestead for free, farm fresh EVERYTHING
If you’re interested, check out the links above!
And here are a few of my favorite bloggers who talk about saving money on groceries.
Happy Free Fooding <3~*~**~
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