S7 E9: Real Food is Expensive: Myths vs. Reality

Have you ever wondered why real food can seem so expensive? I know I have, and there were even times in my life where I opted to take the cheaper route when it comes to my food choices. However, please be aware that the price you're paying for your food doesn't ultimately doesn't reflect the total cost. In today's episode, I cover the true costs of some of your favorite foods, different ways to maximize your food budget, why soy and corn are so cheap, and so much more. No matter what your budget, it's important to remember that your food choices don't just affect your bottom line, they effect every single aspect of your life. Listen today to find out how to make the best choices for you and your family!This episode is proudly sponsored by Genuine Beef Co. This dream has been 4 years in the making, but we are finally shipping our Wyoming-raised beef nationwide! It’s grass fed AND grass-finished, dry-aged to perfection, and vacuum-sealed in a USDA facility. We have 90/10 ground beef, roasts, steaks, and a variety of bundles. Use code PODCAST for 10% off your order.As mentioned in the episode, check out this amazing article on the True Cost of Local Foods: https://learn.uvm.edu/foodsystemsblog/2017/01/24/true-cost-of-local-food/Ready to join the newsletter for mavericks who value free thinking, ditching the status quo, and taking charge of every part of our lives? Click now! https://www.theprairiehomestead.com/freethinkerDesign your dream homestead with my FREE handbook— grab it here: http://theprairiehomestead.com/layoutHead to http://prairieplanner.com/ to get your 2022 Prairie Planner today!Head to http://www.theprairiehomestead.com/grow to get complimentary access to my best homestead resources.Get more in-depth homestead info, printable recipes, and tutorials and more on my blog at www.theprairiehomestead.comGet Old-Fashioned on Purpose hats & shirts at www.homesteadswag.comFollow Jill on Twitter: http://twitter.com/homesteaderFollow Jill on YouTube: http://youtube.com/theprairiehomesteadFollow Jill on Instagram: http://instagram.com/jill.winger

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Welcome to the Old-Fashioned on Purpose podcast, where ambitious people master the art of returning to their roots.Have you found yourself disenchanted with society, wishing you could opt-out of the rate race? Perhaps you’re craving a life that’s meaningful and tangible— a life where you can create and produce instead of merely consume?I’m Jill Winger— best-selling author and long-time homesteader. Over the last 10 years, I’ve helped thousands of families create more connection, grow amazing organic food, and find the ultimate fulfillment through an old-fashioned lifestyle. If you're a trailblazer, maverick, homesteader, modern-pioneer, or backyard farmer, you've found your tribe. Join me every Monday and Thursday as we dive deep into topics that will help you launch your homestead, grow your business, and ultimately give you the purposeful lifestyle you've always wanted.