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  1. Homesteading and gardening
    Now with data going back to 1976 for more accurate mapping. USDA Reveals new Hardiness Zone Maps Evansville Courier & Press
  2. Green Living
    My 3 year old is starting at a new daycare center next week, one that participates in the USDA school food program. Currently I pack his lunch since the daycare he has been attending does not have a lunch program. As part of my effort to make better dietary choices for our family, I decided to...
  3. Frugal Recipes, Leftovers, Budget Meals I ran across this USDA web site today and found LOTS of great recipes. I normally make at least one new recipe each week, so I'm stocked up for the rest of the year. :chef2: I liked that they gave the cost per recipe/serving at the end of...
  4. Freebies
    Publication Order Form The following publications are available in hard copy. To order copies, please complete the following form. If your browser does not support email submission, please print this form and fax it to (202) 690-0031. If you experience technical difficulties, please e-mail...
  5. News you can use
    USDA: More than a third of recalled beef went to schools More than a third of the 143 million pounds of California beef recalled last week went to school lunch programs, with at least ... </img>
  6. News you can use
    USDA will step up inspections at slaughterhouses The U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that it would step up oversight at 900 slaughterhouses in the USA to check for ... </img>
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  8. Frugal Living
    I'm sure that everyone that has hung around frugal messageboards or done an internet search for frugal meals has run up on the USDA thrifty meal plan and their numbers for feeding a person/family. But for those that are new, I thought I'd let you see what the government says we need to spend on...
  9. Homesteading and gardening
    I'm on the border of 9b/10a, so I can grow some zone 9 things, and a few zone 10's without protection. Some of the more tender zone 10 plants, I have to protect from cold, but most are o.k. It's too hot for some of the zone 9 stuff. I hate being in an inbetween place. Most of the big box...
  10. Kitchen Basics
    I am sure that this has been posted before. It is the USDA food cost chart for 2004. Where do you stand? Liberal? Moderate? Low cost? Thrifty? Or Less than Thrifty?
  11. OAMC, Homecanning, Freezing, and Preserving
  12. Kitchen Basics
    I thought some of you might be interested in this. has some interesting recipes.$pdf.PDF
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