Think it's tough to find bargains on fresh fruits and vegetables? We've uncovered a half-dozen sources for savings.
Healthy eating often comes with a hefty price tag. Even the most expert of coupon clippers grouse about how difficult it is to find bargains on fresh fruits and vegetables.
That is especially frustrating when you are trying to eat a more healthful diet. However, it is possible to save on delicious, nutritious produce — if you know where to look.
Following are six secret places to find coupons for fresh produce.
This free service gives you cash back for items you buy at major grocery store chains. It can even be used for online grocery purchases.
Each week, SavingStar presents a new “Healthy Offer of the Week” for an item of fresh produce. For example, one recent offer was “Save 25 cents on any single purchase of loose Pears.”
Now that’s healthy choice for your body and your bank account.
Register with Earthbound Farm
Earthbound Farm sells a variety of fresh, healthy produce items, including salads, and fresh, frozen and dried fruits and vegetables.
When you sign up for their Organic Bound guide, which promotes “happier, healthier living,” you’ll receive “recipes, coupons and plenty of Earth-friendly living tips.” The Earthbound Farm website can help you find local sellers of their products.
Sign up for the Fresh Express newsletter
You’ve probably noticed Fresh Express ready-to-eat packaged salads in the produce section of your local grocery store. But did you know that you can get tips, recipes and — perhaps most importantly — coupons for these assorted leafy greens when you subscribe to the company’s newsletter? Look for the sign-up form in the upper right corner of the website.
You can also visit Fresh Express’ Salad Swap site to learn how to recreate your favorite recipes using healthier ingredients and access additional product coupons.
Register with Driscoll’s
Join Driscoll’s Rewards Program you’ll get an instant way to save — on the form of a 50-cent welcome coupon — on the company’s strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and blackberries, which are sold at major retailers throughout the country.
As a Driscoll’s Rewards Club member, you will be eligible for special offers, including a birthday gift.
You can also elect to become a member of Driscoll’s Customer Advisory Panel, which provides an opportunity to earn additional product coupons for completing customer surveys. Talk about a berry sweet deal!
Get mobile coupons from Target
Target sells practically everything, including fresh fruit and vegetables. And the popular superstore occasionally even offers produce coupons that can help you hit the bull’s-eye when it comes to better physical and financial health. For example, in the past Target has offered coupons for 25 percent of all produce.
Join Organic Girl’s email list
Fresh arugula, kale, romaine, spinach and spring mix … Organic Girl sells it all. You can save on the company’s top-quality fresh produce when you join its email list.
You’ll receive a $1 off coupon just for signing up — and be sure to keep an eye out for additional perks, promos and healthy recipes sent straight to your inbox. Can you already savor the savings?
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