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Grocery event highlights Food Check-Out Week in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Women's Committee shopped for groceries at Crest Foods on Thursday during an event that highlights the affordability of food in America.
by Jennifer Palmer Modified: February 28, 2013 at 6:59 pm •  Published: March 1, 2013

The Oklahoma Farm Bureau Women's Committee shopped for groceries Thursday at Crest Foods during an event that highlights the affordability of food in America.

Food Check-Out Week marks the time of year the average American earns enough to pay the grocery bill for the rest of the year. Americans pay less than 10 percent of their disposable income on food, the Farm Bureau said.

The groceries bought during Thursday's event were donated to Ronald McDonald House.

by Jennifer Palmer
Investigative Reporter
Jennifer Palmer joined The Oklahoman staff in 2008 and, after five years on the business desk, is now digging deeper through investigative work. She's been recognized with awards in public service reporting and personal column writing. Prior to...
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