I'm going to be moving to Charlottesville, VA, for the summer, and I need to find a cheap source of fruits and vegetables. I googled some wholesalers but I couldn't find any good information on the quality/pricing/workings of the companies and I really need to find a source to buy various different fruits in BULK. I'm working on a budget of about $100 a week, but I am really aiming for variety also, so I don't want to just eat bananas.
If any of you know how to get lots of fruit in bulk in Charlottesville for cheap, or even just anything about being raw in Charlottesville please please please comment down below with some advice. I very much appreciate it!
I don't know about Charlottesville specifically, but you need to call the wholesalers rather than rely on info from their website. Many of them sell directly to the public, but don't list that info on their website (nor will they post their prices online).
Wholesalers don't necessarily just sell fruits and veggies though, right? I'm afraid I might make a mistake and get some animal products with my produce.
In my area (NC) wholesalers deal in one or the other, but not both. There are 2-3 wholesalers here (within a 20 mile radius) that deal only in produce. I don't think a wholesaler actually processes animal products anyway. They are just the middleman in the sales chain.
Oh wonderful! I'll call them as soon as I land in C-ville so that I can get off to a good food start haha.