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Fried Meat Ball! 06-26-2013 12:33 PM

What do you spend on fresh fruits and veggies a week
 
One thing my wife and I don't really budget is our groceries. We tend to shop a few times a week and buy only the next two or three meals at a time. So I don't have a good feel for this.

I'm trying to do the math on joining a local CSA. What would you say you spend a week on fresh fruits and veggies?

Dayze 06-26-2013 12:36 PM

not much.
I'd probably say $10?
dpending on what we're having for dinners etc

Donger 06-26-2013 12:36 PM

Probably in the $50.00 to $75.00 range.

mr. tegu 06-26-2013 12:37 PM

We probably spend about $25 on next week's garbage.

Prison Bitch 06-26-2013 12:38 PM

$50

tooge 06-26-2013 12:39 PM

Probably about $50-$75

saphojunkie 06-26-2013 12:42 PM

Less now that we're growing them.

Fig tree, lemon tree, lime tree, orange tree, peach, plum, olive.

Zucchini (huge - size of a man's leg below the calf), bibb lettuce, romaine, basil, rosemary, thyme, japanese eggplant, yellow squash, habeneros, poblanos, red and green bell pepper, roma tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, grape tomatoes, large heirloom tomatoes, spinach, artichokes.

Fried Meat Ball! 06-26-2013 12:52 PM

I'm in. Send to my house please.

Fried Meat Ball! 06-26-2013 12:53 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dayze (Post 9776993)
not much.
I'd probably say $10?
dpending on what we're having for dinners etc

Don't care for fresh fruits and veggies or what?

mikeyis4dcats. 06-26-2013 12:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by saphojunkie (Post 9777014)
Less now that we're growing them.

Fig tree, lemon tree, lime tree, orange tree, peach, plum, olive.

Zucchini (huge - size of a man's leg below the calf), bibb lettuce, romaine, basil, rosemary, thyme, japanese eggplant, yellow squash, habeneros, poblanos, red and green bell pepper, roma tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, grape tomatoes, large heirloom tomatoes, spinach, artichokes.

do you really save any money?

tooge 06-26-2013 12:57 PM

My family eats a ton of fresh fruits and veggies. We do the CSA thing during the summer at the local farmers market. I have a fairly sizable garden as well, so I grow a lot of what I eat too.

blaise 06-26-2013 12:57 PM

Around $40 probably.

KC_Lee 06-26-2013 01:04 PM

$25 - $40 every two weeks, do a lot more frozen veg (due to cost) than fresh. Most of our fresh veggies come out of the garden.

ptlyon 06-26-2013 01:06 PM

At the farmers market this morning I spent $11.50 on 3 bags of snap peas & 1 bunch of radishes

Frosty 06-26-2013 01:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by KC_Lee (Post 9777064)
$25 - $40 every two weeks, do a lot more frozen veg (due to cost) than fresh. Most of our fresh veggies come out of the garden.

We do a lot of frozen veggies, too, as the "fresh" ones aren't too fresh anymore by the time they make it here. Fruit, potatoes and lettuce are the main produce items I buy, though I have no idea how much I'm currently spending.


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