Want an alternate source to get produce other than your local grocery stores and farmers markets? A food-buying club is a simple solution without the requirements and legal structure of a cooperative. Want to drastically cut costs for fresh fruits and vegetables? Learn how to begin and operate a food-buying club. It can be fun and easy knowing the basics. Learn where to buy, how to buy, when to shop. How much does food really cost? Learn what it takes to sustain a volunteer-run buying club. The benefits are tremendous. It builds community, saves a bunch of money, increases food quality, improves healthy eating habits, introduces you to new foods and recipes and saves lots of time and money from going to the store. Leave equipped to begin your community food-buying club.
Presenter Yvette Muhammad has run a food-buying club for 2 1/2 years in NE DC.