Women are not only the major caretakers in the family, they are also the decision makers when it comes to health, nutrition and food purchases. This month on Well Woman Radio we’ll look at the impact of food policy on women’s health and wellness.
Interviews include Robin Seydel, membership coordinator at La Montanita Coop in Albuquerque New Mexico and Sheila Krumholz, executive director of the DC based Center for Responsive Politics.
For more on this topic visit www.opensecrets.org
Thanks to all the women who wrote in on social media with their meal planning and organizing tips! Here is a list of useful tips from our listeners:
Use a 3 column spreadsheet: meals in the first, grocery list in middle and notes in third (like which cookbook the recipe is in, defrost chicken, if we have something special that night)
Sit down to plan once a week or every other week, then shop 1 or 2 times a week
Use Community Supported Agriculture (CSA’s) or co-ops
Pick your top 10 meals – buy the food to make those and then rotate