|Reports & Publications - Annual Report 2005
Cost of Healthy Food Increases
Submitted by Dianne Oickle, MHSc, RD
Public Health Nutritionist
According to the 2005 Nutritious Food Basket survey, the average cost of feeding a family of four is $533.89 per month, compared to $460.67 per month just eight years ago. This is a substantial hike of $73.22 per month (16%) since the survey was first conducted in 1998. The Health Unit has a number of resources on food budgeting available to individuals and food security organizations and resources to help residents gain access to food.
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