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No more root vegetables! It’s the start of Spring and that means a colorful bounty of produce in season this month. This large variety of produce will allow you a lot of creativity in your diet. What could be better than warm weather and color rich fruits and veggies!
If you are looking for a source that constantly updates, check out the National Fruit & Vegetable Retail Report issued by the government every couple of weeks. This report gives the top 10 fruits and vegetables and the national percentage of which fruits and vegetables are in store ads.
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What to Buy in April | Grocery Store Trends
Tip: Check out U-pick places for strawberries and blueberries. Aim for places charging around $1 per lb as that is the going farmers market price.
Green & Natural Cleaners
Boots & Winter Clothing Clearance Deals
Outdoor Fitness Gear
Tires (National Car Care Month)
Watch for Earth Day Freebies (4/22)
What Not To Buy
Mattresses & Appliances—We always want to wait for a 3 day weekend for these items. So try to hold out for Memorial Day if you can.
New Cars—New models will hit in September so aim to wait till August to get the best prices on this year’s new cars.
Gardening Tools—You may see the sales this month, but they will be cheaper in May… we are almost there.
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