Average Thanksgiving meal costs less than $5 per person

Average Thanksgiving meal costs less than $5 per person

The American Farm Bureau Federation's annual survey of the price of Thanksgiving dinner found prices slightly higher than 2011.

The overall average cost of the meal came out to $49.48 for 10 people.

If shopping around for low prices is the goal of the meal, Thanksgiving can remain an affordable holiday. But with so many harvest fixtures such as turkeys and pumpkins available in the state, an Oregon-only holiday is possible as well.

But it does cost more to eat local and to eat organic.

Read more at The Statesman Journal.

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