Food Fight For Hunger

16 07 2008

From WILX’s website

News 10 isn’t just helping folks save money, we’re also looking out for folks who may not get enough to eat.

You can help in the “Food Fight For Hunger” by stopping by the Sam’s Club on Edgewood Boulevard in Lansing on Saturday from 7am to 5pm.
Folks are encouraged to drop off some much-needed items to stock the Mid-Michigan Food Bank.

Those items in high demand include cans of tuna, stew, spaghetti sauce, peanut butter, applesauce, rice dinners, elbow pasta and saltine crackers.
Monetary donations will also be accepted.

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Farmer’s Market or Supermarket?

15 07 2008

WILX picked up on what I’ve been saying for quite a while.  Ditch the supermarket when you can and you’ll get fresher food. (I’ve made grammar corrections so they story makes sense)

To compare the prices at the Farmers Market to the Supermarket we bought all of the same items that Anne bought at a local grocery store, broccoli, zucchini and 10 baby potatoes, now while we may have spent the same amount of money at (as) Anne this (the) difference is her produce will likely last longer; us on the other hand, we’ll probably have to make another trip back to the grocery store pretty soon. Read the rest of this entry »