Planning & Shopping

Looking to learn how to make better choices when it comes to planning and shopping your Hometown Proud IGA? Just click on the photos below to be taken to trusted sources ranging from MyPlate to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to Fruits and Veggies — More Matters for the insights you need. And check back frequently because content is changing all the time!

Reduce Dairy Food Waste!

Best by. Sell by. Use by. What’s the difference? Decode the labels and read these tips to make your dairy last longer.

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What’s in Season?

The winter months–December, January and February-offer a beautiful bounty of fruits and vegetables for your table, from squash and sweet potatoes to citrus fruits. And remember, frozen, canned or juiced, it all counts, all year round!

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Visit the Interactive Butcher Counter

Get all your beef cut questions answered at the interactive butcher counter!

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10 Tips for Successful Shopping

Make shopping easier with these 10 helpful guidelines for savivng time and money at the grocery store.

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Want Your Kids to be More Interested in Nutrition? There’s an App for That!

Using a variety of app formats, from games to basic learning tools, kids can learn about food groups, nutrition facts, the digestive system and cooking skills.

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10 Tips for Choosing Protein

We all need protein, but how do you know how much? Learn more about protein intake—including how to vary your sources—with these tips.

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