|By Rachel Murray, Dayton Daily News, Ohio|
To feed a family of 10 a turkey dinner with all the trimmings, shoppers can expect to pay
A conventional 16 pound turkey is down
Using the same menu of turkey, stuffing, rolls with butter, peas, cranberries, carrots, celery, pumpkin pie with whipped cream, sweet potatoes, coffee, and milk,
"We had originally hoped we could keep our prices the same, but when we got to doing the math, it just didn't quite work out," Landes said of his farm near
Driving the increase? The higher cost of grain and the increase in general business expenses, like insurance and taxes, Landes said.
Shoppers said prices aren't changing their
"Food in general is definitely higher," said
"I got good deals on pies, ham, and turkey What I found was cheap," Coterel said.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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