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Help! I need to send a really nice fruit basket to the Stoneham/Medford area

catsmeow Sep 20, 2011 02:45 PM

I read an older thread that recommended Harry and David, but I need it to get there by the end of the week. I want to send a basket with whole pieces of fruit with some candy, crackers, jam, etc. Edible Arrangements is out because I don't want to be cut fruit. It is going to the family that owns the the largest provision supply company in New England as a sympathy gift. They know their food and I want it to be special. Thanks for your help.

Edible Arrangements
1000 Elm St # 123, Manchester, NH

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  1. Boston_Otter RE: catsmeow Sep 20, 2011 02:53 PM

    Try Pemberton Market on Mass. Ave in Cambridge, or just go to their website:

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      catsmeow RE: Boston_Otter Sep 20, 2011 07:07 PM

      Have you sent/received one from Pemberton recently? An old thread from 2007 had a few unfavorable reviews for their baskets.

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        Boston_Otter RE: catsmeow Sep 21, 2011 05:19 AM

        I admit that no, I haven't lately.

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      gimlis1mum RE: catsmeow Sep 20, 2011 04:25 PM

      I know you asked for fruit, but...how about cheese? Wasiks's has some pretty great stuff (it's pricey, though);

      You'd probably have to call and see if they could assemble and deliver by week's end.

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        czarp RE: catsmeow Sep 20, 2011 04:41 PM

        Wilson Farm in Lexington also does fruit gift baskets.

        And I don't mean to hijack this into a cheese thread, but Formaggio also does baskets, mostly with (what else?) cheese.

        Wilson Farm
        10 Pleasant St, Lexington, MA 02421

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          galleygirl RE: czarp Sep 21, 2011 07:51 AM

          I'd go with Wilson Farms if fruit was the key ingredient, but you might also try a dried fuit and nut assortment from Fastachi...

          Wilson Farm
          10 Pleasant St, Lexington, MA 02421

          598 Mount Auburn St, Watertown, MA

        2. Schnowzer RE: catsmeow Sep 20, 2011 07:33 PM

          Pairings in nearby Winchester can put together a very nice gift basket, and deliver it for free. They don't have fruit, but you can get wine, cheese, crackers, candy, cookies, jam, etc.


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            food_lubber RE: catsmeow Sep 21, 2011 07:46 AM

            Try The Farmland in Wakefield. They have GREAT fruit baskets and could probably work with you on getting the item delivered within the time frame requested.


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