Stretch your food budget with the Good Food Box

What is the Good Food Box? Established in 1995, the Good Food Box Program provides fresh, healthy and nutritious fruits and vegetable to hundreds of individuals and families each year. In 2017 over 14,000 boxes were sold to over 2,056 individuals. For a nominal fee, participants pay for a Good Food Box in the first week […]

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WHAT IS THE COST OF HEALTHY FOOD?

Every May, dietitians from Hastings Prince Edward Public Health find the lowest price for 67 basic food items at eight grocery stores across both counties. These items make up what is called the Nutritious Food Basket. The items included meet recommendations from Canada’s Food Guide and do not include prepared foods or household non-food items […]

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