Average cost of holiday dinner: $43.47
Published 11/26/2010, The Jamestown Sun
BEMIDJI, Minn. — The cost of feeding turkey dinner to 10 friends and relatives today inched up this year, but farm advocates say it’s still a bargain. In the annual American Farm Bureau Federation survey, the cost of Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings was put at $43.47, up 1.3 percent from 2009. But it’s also $1.14 cheaper than what shoppers paid two years ago, at $44.61.Word count: 726
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