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whole foods in chicagoland is losing it's fruity goodness...

I have the inspiration to blog for the first time because i am sooooo sad that whole foods hasn't had organic bananas in stock for 2 weeks now. I guess this is just the beginning of the end (of summer and warm weather). I was also going to pick up figs that they have had in stock for a while but I haven't tried yet. Those were gone also. grrrrr.

Well, this should be a clear sign that I have to force myself to get on the phone and call some organic food suppliers to get the "goods" to my door.

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Comment by Biancs on November 12, 2010 at 1:59pm
hmmm i thought id stop by to say
hahaa and organic apples and grapes are on sale too but i forgot the prices.
Comment by Eric on November 7, 2010 at 4:34pm
Comment by Eric on November 7, 2010 at 4:33pm
Biancs, I think i may have discovered a new wholesaler while watching one of Michael "the fruitarian" Arnstein's videos. Check out

I only took a quick look but the prices look like they cant be beat! It says .50 for bananas each but its got to be a bunch of bananas. I'll call on monday.
Comment by Biancs on November 3, 2010 at 2:25pm
aw glad i was of help! i love 30bad too
yea i love goin to meijer. JUST WAIT, around spring time...when yellow mangos(adaulfos) come in season they have a 3 for $1 sale. i bought 20$ worth of mangos one day and the ladies in line were staring at me hahahaha. i went back for more like every week. and the quality of the mangos is amazinggggg.

sweet! keep me posted
Comment by Eric on November 3, 2010 at 1:48pm
Biancs, I visited the meijer store in orland tonight and picked up a weeks worth (or more) of bananas!!! on sale at 59 cents. Ya, I love 30bad!!! Thank you for the recommendation and am so glad you responded to my post.

I called timbercreekorganics.com today they are based in Yorkville,IL and deliver right to your doorstep. They have bananas for 86 cents per pound. They also have fresh dates coming in and they told me their pineapple is still good and is in season. I was surprised to hear that. The pinnapples i get from WF have been horrible as of late. They also have 4 types of pears available. I need to check the cron-o-meter for which has more cals/energy

I also talked to my brother about a csa he just started buying from. They have these mystery boxes you don't know what your getting.... so that probably wont work. Genesis-growers.com

I have one other person i can talk to about wholesaled fruit. I'll let you what I find.
Comment by Biancs on November 1, 2010 at 1:39pm
Assi in Niles (but its not the greatest...not as fresh as other ones)
and some random ones i forgot the names of
ill let you know if i find some good ones tho C:
Comment by Eric on November 1, 2010 at 12:35pm
hmmmm, i think there is one in orland park. that is a bit closer to me. those prices sound good. i'll check on those wholesalers this week and let ya know. what Asian market do you go to?
Comment by Biancs on November 1, 2010 at 10:46am
wow. thats far haha.
um the prices are pretty good. you have to scope out the sales. in the summer the watermelons are super cheap and super huge there. Right now i get my organic bananas there for 79 cents a pound i think. they have organic apples right now too. but i havent cchecked the prices yet because i havent bought any. They have organic greeens and celery too. as well as organic herbs(cilantro, basil)
i usually go to trader joes, asian markets and mejier in the winter and fall
i really need to find a wholesaler tho because i heard you get a lot more food for about 30 percent less money. ahh
Comment by Eric on November 1, 2010 at 4:54am
the nearest meijer to me is bolingbrook, 18 miles away. grrrr do they have other organic fruit? Are the prices worth the trip?
Comment by Biancs on November 1, 2010 at 4:47am
haha yes! thats where i get my bananas! n they always have the same price
also Meijer has ALOT of organic bananas.


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