Planning & Shopping 2017-07-03T13:01:38+00:00

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!

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What’s in Season?

Enjoy fruits and veggies even more when you know how to select, store and prepare what’s in season this summer!

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Prep the Perfect Picnic!

Make sure you’re getting the most out of National Picnic Month with these step-by-step instructions for planning, preparing and packing the perfect picnic!

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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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Learn about Milk Fat Percentages

Ever wonder what the different colored caps on milk really mean? Learn about milk fat percentages and what they mean for your health.

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10 Ways to Curb Food Waste in the Kitchen

Nearly a third of all of the food we purchase each week ends up in the trash. Find out how you can do you part to curb food waste.

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Safer Choice

Keeping Our World Clean with Safer Choice Products

Finding cleaning and other products that are safer for you, your family, and the environment is easy thanks to the Safer Choice label. Products with the Safer Choice label help consumers and commercial buyers identify products with safer chemical ingredients, without sacrificing quality or performance.

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