I have realized lately how much the cost of groceries is going up. The last six months or so I have noticed the prices going up slowly, but it seems that in the last month there has been a huge increase.
I decided that I would buy each of our residential units some fruit. Our agency does not get that much fresh fruit, so when the clients do get it they are very happy. For $30 I got 2 bags of oranges and 2 bags of apples. To me that is insane. The last time I bought a big bag of oranges it was $2.99. Yesterday I paid $6.78 per bag.
I have no idea how families are doing it with the prices of groceries going as high as they are. What's sad is, the food that is best for you is the most expensive and most low income families simply can not afford fruits and vegetables.
I am thankful that I can still afford fresh fruits and vegetables, but if the prices continue to rise I will not be able to afford them.
Have you guys noticed the same increase in groceries?