The NY Times has an article titled A High Price for Healthy Food, where the author reviews a University of Washington study that compares the prices of 370 foods sold at supermarkets in the Seattle area.For the study, the scientists compared the price of a calorie of junk food to a calorie of healthier food. They found the prices to differ significantly, averaging $1.76 for 1,000 calories of junk food, compared to $18.16 for 1,000 calories of nutritious food.
The study also showed that the price of junk foods were more likely to remain stable, while the prices of healthy foods increased 19.5% over a two year period
His advice: Shop local farmers markets, grow your own, buy in bulk and join local buying clubs.
That reminds me, have your checked out our “Produce” page? My wife operates a bulk organic produce buying club. Take a look at our prices and feel free to drop her an e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.