Cost Of Living – Food

Feeding yourself and your family through the cost of living crisis might be a concern to some people, below are some useful links and resources.

Bread and Butter Thing
For £7.50 we offer roughly £35 worth of food each week including fresh fruit and veg, chilled food for the fridge and cupboard staples such as pasta and cereal. Each hub serves its local community and you can find your nearest hub here.

Food banks – Citizens Advice
A good place to ask for a referral is your nearest Citizens Advice. Tell them you need the food bank – they’ll make you an appointment to discuss your situation with an adviser.

17 ways to cut the cost of your food bill
In this article, we explain how to cut your food bill during the cost-of-living crisis.

The 25p Meal
We want everyone to eat well during the cost of living crisis. We very much hope this article will help with that.

Meal Planner
Try writing a meal plan to help you save money on food!

Wonky Fruit & Veg
Try out ‘Wonky’ fruit and veg it can be cheaper. Lidl’s too good to waste box costs just £1.50 for around 5kg of fruit and veg! You can find them near the checkout area but they are subject to availability.

Cooking on a Bootstrap
Is a blog by Jack Monroe with lots of healthy low-cost recipes.

Reduce your shopping bill
MoneySavingExpert.com has some useful tips to reduce your shopping bill.