Save money, eat healthy with Spend Smart, Eat Smart


Are you spending more and more on food and ending up with less and less?

Does the thought of meal planning make your head spin?

Do leftovers become mold-covered “science projects” cluttering your refrigerator?

Come to a “Spend Smart, Eat Smart” program at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 at the Dallas County Community Services Department, 25747 N Ave. north of Adel.

You will learn how to use the Spend Smart, Eat Smart website and other tools for saving money on food, and you will go home with money-saving recipes, menu plans, and shopping lists.

Spending less on food often means investing time and effort in planning, shopping and preparing food. Spend Smart, Eat Smart will help you learn skills and adopt habits so you can feed your family nutritious meals for less money. Spend Smart Eat Smart is one way ISU Extension is helping families eat nutritiously and manage finances.

For more information or to register for Spend Smart, Eat Smart, Karmen Weddle at or 515-993-4281.


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