How to stretch your food dollars

Groceries sure are adding up these days. In April, grocery prices rose 2.6 percent and increased another one percent in May. All those price hikes can leave shoppers with a “basket half-empty” feeling, and for good reason. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service said food-at-home prices (groceries) are now expected to increase between 2.5 and 3.5 percent this year. What’s…

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