Fitness Minutes: (10,428)
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
There are about 5 that I alternate with. 2 by work, 1 on the way home from work, 1 by home, and 1 by BF's house. Depends who has what, where I am, and how much time I have
Fitness Minutes: (108,211)
5,677 10/10/11 11:31 A
There are 2 in town. 1 is operational while the other one is under flood renovation. I hear by December the store will open up.
Fitness Minutes: (20,644)
5,582 10/10/11 11:08 A
2 in my town and 3 in the town 2 miles away..
10/10/11 10:47 A
None in town, nearest is 30 mile round trip. Nearest super market is 100 miles round trip. A little far to walk!
10/10/11 10:33 A
There are 3 large + others. I go to the same Sobeys store unless there is a good sale on produce at one of the other stores worth making an extra stop for.
Fitness Minutes: (35,465)
2,323 10/10/11 10:09 A
Several of the same brand name. We have about 3 brand name stores. I agree it is hard trying to find the best deal of the week. I go to what I know
Fitness Minutes: (68,075)
12,065 10/10/11 10:07 A
10/10/11 9:18 A
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)
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.
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)
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)
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.
10/9/11 7:30 P
We have many sources for groceries here as I live in a city. My favorite for produce is Costco.
Fitness Minutes: (10,346)
1,320 10/9/11 5:25 P
At least 3 in my town, too many too count in this area.
Fitness Minutes: (41,579)
10/9/11 4:31 P
Just 2, Walmart and Meijer
10/9/11 4:23 P
We have 2 smaller grocery stores and Walmart
10/9/11 4:20 P
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.
10/9/11 4:11 P
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.
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: (100,378)
8,956 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)
10/9/11 3:43 P
10/9/11 3:33 P
Fitness Minutes: (5,233)
10/9/11 1:47 P
mainly Cub, but buy at Walmart & Walgreen's occasionally
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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