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We’re here to show you how convenient, affordable, local, delicious, and safe real food can be. We’ve compiled a large list of resources, sorted into these “buckets” to help you connect with what you need to purchase, prepare, and enjoy real food!

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You can look through the resources below as a whole, or you can filter your results by clicking any of the buttons below to sort by category. Bon appetit!

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Ensalada de maíz y ejotes

Ensalada de maíz y ejotes

Zanahorias de la cocina

Zanahorias de la cocina

#GrowingCommunity – Learn how to start a family garden!

#GrowingCommunity – Learn how to start a family garden!

Green Bean and Corn Salad

Green Bean and Corn Salad

Stovetop Carrots

Stovetop Carrots

Double Up Food Bucks at Ottawa County Farmers Markets

Double Up Food Bucks at Ottawa County Farmers Markets

Double Up Food Bucks at Ottawa County Farmers Markets

Double Up Food Bucks at Ottawa County Farmers Markets

Easy Banana Pancakes

Easy Banana Pancakes

Warm Kale Salad

Warm Kale Salad

Summer Ratatouille

Summer Ratatouille

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa Salad

Mediterranean Salad

Mediterranean Salad

Loaded Veggie Breakfast Wraps

Loaded Veggie Breakfast Wraps

Apple Banana Muffins

Apple Banana Muffins

Eat Right When the Money’s Tight

Eat Right When the Money’s Tight

Margherita Chicken Pasta

Margherita Chicken Pasta

Spend Smart. Eat Smart. Tasty recipes that help you eat healthy AND stick to a tight grocery budget.

Spend Smart. Eat Smart. Tasty recipes that help you eat healthy AND stick to a tight grocery budget.

Selecting and Serving Produce Safely

Selecting and Serving Produce Safely

Fruit and Vegetable Safety

Fruit and Vegetable Safety

Four Steps to Food Safety

Four Steps to Food Safety

End Mealtime Battles

End Mealtime Battles

Fresh Baby Recipes

Fresh Baby Recipes

Action for Healthy Kids: Healthy Eating Toolkit

Action for Healthy Kids: Healthy Eating Toolkit

Cómo Alimentarse Bien con un Presupuesto Limitado

Cómo Alimentarse Bien con un Presupuesto Limitado

Seasonal Food Guide

Seasonal Food Guide

Michigan Availability Guide:  A buying guide for fruits and vegetables

Michigan Availability Guide: A buying guide for fruits and vegetables

West Michigan Farm Markets

West Michigan Farm Markets

Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley State University

Terra Square Farmers Market

Terra Square Farmers Market

Holland Farmers Market

Holland Farmers Market

Grand Haven and Spring Lake Farmers Market

Grand Haven and Spring Lake Farmers Market

MI Bridges

MI Bridges

Ottawa County Food Resources

Ottawa County Food Resources

Canned Food Meal Prep from Cans Get You Cooking

Canned Food Meal Prep from Cans Get You Cooking

Shop Smart- Get the Facts on the New Food Labels

Shop Smart- Get the Facts on the New Food Labels

3 Strategies for Successful Meal Planning

3 Strategies for Successful Meal Planning

Easy, Convenient Go-To Fruit and Vegetable Sides

Easy, Convenient Go-To Fruit and Vegetable Sides

Eat Fruit and Vegetables First: A Great Way to Make it Easy to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

Eat Fruit and Vegetables First: A Great Way to Make it Easy to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

Frozen Fruits and Veggies: Convenient and Nutritious

Frozen Fruits and Veggies: Convenient and Nutritious

Easy Ways to Add Fruit and Vegetables to Your Day

Easy Ways to Add Fruit and Vegetables to Your Day

Cooking Videos from Feeding America

Cooking Videos from Feeding America

Nutrition, Storage and Handling Information on Fruits and Vegetables

Nutrition, Storage and Handling Information on Fruits and Vegetables

Physician’s Committee Low-Fat Plant-Based Recipes

Physician’s Committee Low-Fat Plant-Based Recipes

Kitchen Stewardship Family Friendly Recipes

Kitchen Stewardship Family Friendly Recipes

Cans Get You Cooking

Cans Get You Cooking

How to Cook 20 Vegetables

How to Cook 20 Vegetables

U.S.A. Pulses

U.S.A. Pulses

Vegetable Quesadillas

Vegetable Quesadillas

Red and Yellow Bell Pepper Omelet

Red and Yellow Bell Pepper Omelet

Creamy Berry Peach Smoothie

Creamy Berry Peach Smoothie

60 Best Pumpkin Recipes to Delight Your Family All Fall Long

60 Best Pumpkin Recipes to Delight Your Family All Fall Long

Fend Off Cravings with Plants and Protein

Fend Off Cravings with Plants and Protein

Bring on the Bowls!

Bring on the Bowls!

Healthier Oven Roasted Potatoes

Healthier Oven Roasted Potatoes

Parmesan Squash Chips

Parmesan Squash Chips

33 Quick and Easy Back-to-School Recipes to Pack for Your Kids

33 Quick and Easy Back-to-School Recipes to Pack for Your Kids

USDA Healthy Eating on a Budget Cookbook

USDA Healthy Eating on a Budget Cookbook

MyPlate Kitchen

MyPlate Kitchen

Just Say Yes: Recetas para frutas y verduras Escoja traducción en español al fondo de la página

Just Say Yes: Recetas para frutas y verduras Escoja traducción en español al fondo de la página

Healthy Foods and Fun Family Recipes

Healthy Foods and Fun Family Recipes

Platillos Latinos ¡Sabrosos y Saludables!

Platillos Latinos ¡Sabrosos y Saludables!

Homemade Granola Recipe

Homemade Granola Recipe

Quick, Easy Freezer Meals

Quick, Easy Freezer Meals

Healthy, Thrifty Recipes with Short Ingredient Lists

Healthy, Thrifty Recipes with Short Ingredient Lists

Meeting Your MyPlate Goals on a Budget

Meeting Your MyPlate Goals on a Budget

Healthy, Affordable Recipes from Cooking Matters

Healthy, Affordable Recipes from Cooking Matters

Bueno y Barato

Bueno y Barato

Good and Cheap

Good and Cheap

Budgeting tool for balancing bills, grocery shopping, etc.

Budgeting tool for balancing bills, grocery shopping, etc.

20 Money Saving Grocery Shopping Tips

20 Money Saving Grocery Shopping Tips

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Eating Right on a Budget

Eating Right on a Budget

30 Ways in 30 Days to Stretch Your Food Budget

30 Ways in 30 Days to Stretch Your Food Budget

Fruits and Vegetables on a Budget

Fruits and Vegetables on a Budget

Double Up Food Bucks

Double Up Food Bucks

This project was partially funded by:
The Greatest Needs Fund of the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation
The Michigan Local Food Council Network Seed Grant Program
Grand Haven Community Foundation