Part 2: How I Cut My Food Budget by 40%, Meat Consumption by 50%, and Food Waste by 99%, Without Giving Up A Thing

Chris Newman
6 min readJan 12, 2023

I wrote this guide to NoAusterity meal planning a few months ago to illustrate how I was using weekly meal planning to lower my food costs, reduce waste, and eat less meat without feeling like I was eating less meat.

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Chris Newman

Building a new, accessible, open, and democratic food economy in the Chesapeake Bay region @ Sylvanaqua Farms