Purchases of dairy products: Summer and winter surveys in Sacramento show seasonal expense and sources of dairy products
AuthorJessie V. Coles
Author AffiliationsJessie V. Coles is Professor of Home Economics, University of California, Berkeley.
Hilgardia 8(2):13-14. DOI:10.3733/ca.v008n02p13. February 1954.
A major item of food expense of 262 Sacramento families–interviewed in one week in August 1952 and again in January 1953–was the reported average weekly expenditure for dairy products of $5.60 per family in summer and $4.74 in winter.
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