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trader joes type stores in middlesex county?

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rabs Apr 1, 2007 07:04 PM

hi guys...i recently moved out here (north brunswick) from new york...just wondering if there is a trader joes type place somewhere near by..i know there is one out in westfield but thats really far...any similar type of stores that you guys know of?

  1. CNJFoodie Apr 7, 2007 11:40 AM

    Westfield is proably the closest. What I do, is try to budget some time when I'm driving down the Parkway to make a special visit to TJ's. Not quite sure why they don't open one around these parts already!

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      ggg Apr 12, 2007 11:38 AM

      Westfield is the closest, but I heard a rumor that there will be one opening on Rt. 1 in Princeton soon. Also heard that Wild Oats (basically across the street from Whole Earth) in Princeton is being bought out by WHole Foods and wil be closing.

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      piccola Apr 2, 2007 05:40 PM

      There's a Whole Foods on Route 1 near Princeton. Sure, it's pricier than TJ's, but it'll do in a pinch.

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        tom porc Apr 2, 2007 01:02 AM

        I believe that is the closest store to you. There arent many TJs in NJ.

        http://www.traderjoes.com/Attachments...

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          rabs Apr 2, 2007 05:08 AM

          yeah that's what i found..i was wondering if there were any other stores like tj around here - like any good natural/health food stores.

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            BrianYarvin Apr 2, 2007 05:52 AM

            Hey! That's a whole different question!

            I'd like to suggest Whole Earth Center on Nassau Avenue in Princeton. It has a vast selection of health food items, bulk grains and spices, and a better selection of local, organic produce than I've seen in any other independent health food store.

            It's still a bit far from North Brunswick, but at least it's a straight shot down Route 27.

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              rabs Apr 2, 2007 06:14 AM

              yeah thats what i was trying to ask! sorry about the confusion! whole earth center sounds great..i'll check it out...

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                Mayner Apr 2, 2007 06:31 AM

                Wegman's is a great supermarket in Woodbridge, off of Rt. 9. They have lots of "Trader Joe's type" items.

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