Food is expensive. Fresh produce that is out of season can be ridiculously expensive.

Covid-19 restrictions are in place in many areas, and a lot of people have a reluctance to head to the grocery store as much as they used to. So what can you do to keep your food fresh longer?

It turns out there are a lot of ways—some of them quite surprising—that you can store your food that increases their life span. And there are a lot of ways to store food that are simply smart from a space and time point of view.

So whether you want to utilize the space you have or stretch your food budget a little farther, here are 50 handy tips.