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On Manager's Special 12.3.08


A bunch of onions $1.25.



Slightly banged up bananas $0.42.



And 6 pomegranates for only $3.00!

Grand total, just $4.67.

Those onions will last me a month, bananas are always cool and pomegrantes. Awesome!

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Mary - December 4, 2008 12:22 PM

Hey there! When I first saw these pics I thought "Who would want to buy rotten vegetables?" Then on the day just before Thanksgiving, when the relatives were coming and I needed to get my menu items, I decided to pick some up. i saw a huge wheely cart full of discounted produce. I got three huge white onions and eight tomatoes $1.40 and $2.25, and we made salsa. Still have one huge onion left. I got two lovely,large eggplants for $1.80, and we made eggplant croquettes out of this. I got three peppers for around $2.50, one of each color, and we used them in our salads. None of this food was spoiled or rotten. I will definitely look again in this so called reject area on each shopping trip. Thanks for the pictures and the money saving tip.

Anne from Vegan Digest - December 4, 2008 4:11 PM

I've had great luck at my local Meijer outside Chicago finding organic produce marked down -- sometimes way down. Just this past Tuesday I found 2 heads of organic lettuce for $1 (normally $3 each) and organic broccoli for 50 cents per pound. I especially like finding marked down bananas, just like the ones you show in your photo. I freeze them and they are great to use in my green smoothies. The riper, the better!

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