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Plan Shop Save Cook

Posted by chervin | January 4, 2016






This 4-lesson curriculum was developed by University of California Cooperative Extension.

The series is available to people on a limited income and helps them gain knowledge to feed themselves and their family healthy, affordable, and tasty food.

The four main themes of the curriculum include:

  • Meal Planning – Learn how to plan meals and use shopping lists to save money & time
  • Food Labels – Learn to choose foods that are nutritious and fit within your budget
  • Saving Money – Learn techniques to stretch food dollars such as unit pricing and brand comparisons of products
  • Cooking Meals – Discover tips to help you plan nutritious meals for an entire week and taste a healthy, low-cost recipe


Visit the UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program website to learn more about the program.



USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. SNAP. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) provides nutrition assistance to people with low income. It can help you buy nutritious foods for a better diet. To find out more, contact:  or the Basic Food Program at: 1 877 501 2233.