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Jun 14, 2014 03:20 PM

Sprout's Farmers Market

A Sprout's Farmers Market is soon opening nearby. Any favorites / unfavorites? Thanks!

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  1. I love their bulk goods. When they have a sale on oatmeal I buy 5 - 10 pounds of it!

    Their wine selection is excellent and they have good wine sales.
    Their fish is fresh and well priced.
    I like their chicken sausages.

    And they have really nice produce, so when they have a good sale, you can go wild.

    1. they carry some of the same organic produce that Whole Foods does at far lower prices.

      beware: the way that their produce dept is organized, it is difficult to identify which produce is organic and which is not. have the produce guy show you around.

      1. The Sprouts sales flyer starts on Wednesday and ends on Wednesday. That means the last week and the this week sale items are both on sale on Wednesdays, and that is referred to as 'Double Ad Day', which makes for the most efficient shopping.

        My shopping list is generic and varies based on sale items, so I can't give a specific recommendation.

        Do check the dates on bakery and dairy (nothing has ever been out of date range, but I always try to purchase the freshest items, at Sprouts and every place I shop).

        1. I too go there for mainly their sale items if there's something good. Their produce is very good prices, but I believe it's grocery store "seconds" ie, the stuff that might look weird... like bell peppers that aren't perfect shapes or over or under sized items. They occasionally have good sales on meat although it seems lately (like everywhere else) their sales aren't that great anymore for that.

          They're also one of the cheapest places to buy Lactaid milk.

          Oh, and I really like their bulk chicken sausage.

          1. I like their produce most of the time (hey, nobody here can bat a thousand with produce), and the bulk foods. I also like their choice of probiotics. I think everybody should take more probiotics. They have a lot of good stuff, and some that's beyond my scope, but that's me. Check it out closely, you'll probably find a lot of things that wil keep you coming back for more. Bon appetit!