Extension Offers Free Program about Saving Money on Food Costs

Registration open for Oct. 23 class in three area University of Illinois Extension offices

At the end of a long day, do you go home knowing you’re all set to prepare a tasty, healthy dinner, or do you pick up food at the most convenient spot? Are you happy with the amount of money you spend on food every month? U of I Extension can help you learn to create a realistic food plan that balances money, time and nutritional needs.

At an upcoming free seminar, in cooperation with the Association for Home and Community Education (HCE), participants will receive research-based information and practical tips for planning meals and purchasing food more efficiently.

An Illinois Extension Educator will lead the program via webinar from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23 at three local Extension offices – Naperville, St. Charles and Yorkville. Registration is required by Monday, Oct. 21 to prepare materials. Space may be limited.

To register for a session near you, contact your county’s Extension office:

  • In DuPage County, 1100 E. Warrenville Road, Naperville, call 630-955-1123
  • In Kane County, 535 S. Randall Road, St. Charles, call 630-584-6166
  • In Kendall County, 7775B IL Route 47, Yorkville, call 630-553-5823
  • Or, email uie-dkk@illinois.edu with the county in which you plan to attend, and the topic, your name, address and phone number.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact your local University of Illinois Extension office listed above. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time for meeting your access needs. This lesson is sponsored by the HCE and the University of Illinois Extension. HCE is an organization that works to enhance the lives of individuals and families through quality educational programs and experiences encouraging responsible leadership and service to the community. 

For more information on Extension programs in your area, visit go.illinois.edu/extensiondkk.