The cost of food is increasing, and families will start seeing higher grocery bills starting as early as next month. Throughout 2022, the cost of fruit will rise by 5%, dairy by 6%, and vegetables by 7%. For families already on a tight budget, food affordability is a serious concern. Student Nutrition Programs give children consistent access to nourishing food, no matter what, but programs are also feeling the price increases. To help keep children fed, click here.
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