2014 Nutritious Food Basket Survey released in Grey Bruce

The 2014 annual Nutritious Food Basket survey identifies it costs $782.82 a month to feed a family of four in Grey Bruce; up from $775.37 a month in 2013. The survey measures the cost of basic healthy eating based on the prices for representative food products. Provincially, the cost has risen 4.5 percent from last … Continue reading 2014 Nutritious Food Basket Survey released in Grey Bruce

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15 for ’15 Holiday Wish List from Poverty Task Force

Along with the release of the Nutritious Food Basket Survey for 2014, the Bruce Grey Poverty Task Force released its Holiday Wish List - 15 Wishes for '15.  We know that achieving food security for your family is not so simple for families living under the poverty line. Its take a good income and benefits; … Continue reading 15 for ’15 Holiday Wish List from Poverty Task Force

Food Security Action Group Meeting Minutes_17 March 2014

Discussion and revisions were made to “The Grey Bruce Food Charter”.  Business secession details will be worked on and brought to the next meeting. The Food Charter is a work in progress but the Group plans to complete it and to present it at the Food Summit occurring on May 28, 2014.Food Security AG minutes … Continue reading Food Security Action Group Meeting Minutes_17 March 2014

Food costs eating up limited incomes

Thursday, December 5, 2013 4:53:36 EST PM OWEN SOUND - The numbers are in and they show it costs $775.37 a month to feed a family of four in Grey-Bruce – up 3.7% from last year – according to figures released by the Grey Bruce Health Unit Thursday. The annual Ontario Nutritious Food Basket survey measures regional … Continue reading Food costs eating up limited incomes