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Shop and Save - Cabbage

❁ Choose cabbage heads with firmly packed leaves that are crisp. Avoid cabbage with outer leaves that are soft, yellow, or brown.

❁ A good cabbage should feel heavy for its size.

Savannah Tue, 03/23/2021 - 19:22
Shop and Save - Oranges

❁ Different types of oranges are available year round but most have the best flavor and cost less when in season. In the United States, this is from November through June.

❁ Choose oranges that are firm and heavy for their size.

❁ Avoid oranges with cuts, soft spots or mold.

Savannah Tue, 03/16/2021 - 21:17
Mar 16
  By Savannah

Shop and Save - Cauliflower

❁ Choose a head of cauliflower with even color and tightly packed florets.

❁ Avoid heads with brown or wet spots and wilted or yellowing leaves.

❁ Fresh cauliflower is available year-round but may cost less when in season locally. In Oregon, this is usually May through December.

Mar 15
  By Savannah

Shop and Save - Potatoes

❁ Choose clean, smooth, firm potatoes with no cuts, bruises, sprouts or green skin.

❁ Potatoes are available year round. For best quality, buy the amount you can use within a few weeks.

❁ Potatoes are also available frozen, canned and dehydrated.

Mar 06
  By Anonymous (not verified)

Shop and Save - Oats

Tips on how to save money on oats:

Compare package sizes for the lowest cost per ounce.
Bulk oats may cost less than packaged oats.
Oats should smell faintly sweet or have no smell. Avoid oats that have an unpleasant or musty smell.

Mar 06
  By Anonymous (not verified)

Leafy Greens - Shop and Save

❁ Choose greens that look crisp. Avoid wilted or yellowing leaves and browned stalks.

❁ Greens may be fresher and cost less when they are in season. Most are available spring through summer or fall. Kale, mustard greens and collard greens are available during the winter months.

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