Writer, cooking teacher, television host, and author of an award-winning book, Amelia Saltsman is passionate about getting everyone into the kitchen.


Cooking Experiences at La Cocina Que Canta Cooking Class and Retreat Tecate, Mexico
May 9-15, 2015
Rancho La Puerta

The Cost of a Market Meal

Photo by Hill Street Studios Whenever I’m asked if farmers’ markets are expensive or elitist, I think to myself, when did buying our food from truck farmers in a parking lot become la-di-dah?

On the other hand, there’s a moment in the documentary film, Food, Inc., when a financially strapped family of four decides it can’t afford to buy broccoli and often resorts to fast food breakfasts for about $14. Where exactly do my everyday farmers’ market meals fit in? How much do they cost? I ran some numbers on a recent midweek dinner. Continue reading The Cost of a Market Meal