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Post  JustMe on 8/3/2013, 9:20 pm

Someone mentioned finding a good deal on produce (can't remember what but it was $.69/lb and sold out) in another thread.

If you buy large quantities of produce (say a 1/2 bushel of peaches) from the grocery store, do you call ahead?  Or do you go and select/bag it yourself?


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Post  camprn on 8/3/2013, 9:48 pm

It was me, and the peaches were 68¢ per lb. A great deal. I went back 2 days later and bought 10 pounds off the shelf. In the past I have bought boxes of fruit and simply spoke, in person, with the produce manager at the store or the farmer.

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Post  cheyannarach on 8/4/2013, 12:19 pm

Yum, what did you make?

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Post  camprn on 8/4/2013, 12:26 pm

@cheyannarach wrote:Yum, what did you make?
I canned some sliced peaches and am still eating the rest....... SO GOOD!drooling 

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Post  JustMe on 8/4/2013, 9:26 pm

Thanks. One of the 'specialty' produce markets sells premium fruit by the case and loose but didn't know how the regular grocery store handle this.

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