Fitness Minutes: (10,428)
173 10/10/11 12:55 P
I live in a big city so I have many choices. There are certain stores that have better produce than others. I find myself shopping mostly at Frys, Fresh & Easy and occasionally Sprouts if they have a good deal on produce
I have about 5 major ones in a 5 mile radius (6 if you count Walmart)) and where I stop depends on what I need. If I do other shopping, it's Walmart, and maybe a Giant.Other errands on the opposite side of town.....it's Foodland. I have 2 grocery outlets I will hit FIRST, about 6-7 miles away. I live alone, so it's more of a 'pick up what I need' thing.
Fitness Minutes: (34,361)
6,094 10/10/11 8:49 A
Fitness Minutes: (5,162)
487 10/10/11 8:46 A
We have 9 in about a 5 mile radius. 2 Pricechoppers, 2 Shaw's, 1 Hannafords, 3 locations of the same Co-op, 1 other co-op.
Fitness Minutes: (172,321)
11,681 10/10/11 8:35 A
I go to Super Target the most. Cooper's and Cub sometimes and Lakewinds when I want a great selection of gluten free products. We also go to Costco when we want to stock up on items. Rainbow and a Super Walmart are also close but I rarely go to them.
Fitness Minutes: (2,612)
2,303 10/10/11 8:31 A
lots but a 7-10 mile drive or more for the best ones...no vegetable stands...closeby we have a few family owned markets for the small stuff...pricey, but so is gas.
3 or 4 but I go to 1 mainly...Wegmans...it's the best grocery store!
Fitness Minutes: (19,217)
435 10/9/11 7:37 P
I live in Chicago and work in the suburbs I shop at so many stores it is insane. Each has something I like about it. Meijer is handy. I like shopping in a lot of small ethnic stores that aren't chains. I can get really good deals there that I would pay an arm and a leg for at Whole Foods or someplace like that.
There are lots of places to get food in my neighborhood in the city where I live, it's amazing. I mostly shop at one local market, although there are several that I can choose from. There is also a farmer's market if I get up early enough, and a large chain grocery all within walking distance. The local market has the edge because it's easy to get small amounts of produce - I can buy one carrot instead of a whole bag of carrots, for instance. Since I'm shopping & cooking for only two, that saves a bit of money, nothing goes to waste, and I can introduce a lot of variety easily.
I live in a small town and we have had 2 stores for years. Now Walmart has come in and the stores are hurting. Where does Walmart gets its produce---it is always old and has gnats flying around them.
Fitness Minutes: (166,554)
14,123 10/9/11 4:05 P
Only one very small one worth anything in the small village where we live in Mexico....miss the stores in the states where you have lots of options.
Fitness Minutes: (74,991)
7,444 10/9/11 3:57 P
We have one full-service grocery store in town plus one butcher shop, one bakery, a small local shop which has excellent produce and meat, but not all the staples, plus WalMart which in our town doesn't have any fresh produce. I comparison shop the ads in the local papers, then make a list by store.
Fitness Minutes: (2,562)
272 10/9/11 3:43 P
I randomly go to two grocery stores that are across the street from one another. Both have decent produce sections and I haven't put the brainpower into determining which store I should go to if I'm after something specific. One is a bit better for chicken, the other a bit better for pork. Certain items are only available in one store but not the other, and I happened to discover that the one store had a gap in the availability of dairy products.
I recently found a third grocery store that looks like it might be best for beef, has a small produce section, but seems lousy for healthy dry goods.
I only grocery shop at the super-everything store as an afterthought to whatever I went to the super-everything store for... Or if we need coffee.
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