If you are an at-risk individual or just worried about contracting COVID-19, the thought of going out in public right now can be very intimidating. The services listed below will enable you to get the supplies you need with very minimal risk.
Order online and pick up in store
Many stores now offer online ordering with the option for pick up at your local store or delivery to your house. Many ordering options have recently changed, so check with your local store to see what they have to offer.
Online meat delivery and subscriptions
Websites such as butcherbox.com and snakeriverfarms.com (Idaho-based) offer great quality meats such as beef, pork, and poultry, both conventionally raised and grass fed/pasture raised.
Stock your pantry
The website thrivemarket.com offers thousands of items to stock your pantry at a significant discount. This is a subscription-based website that requires a yearly subscription. Pro tip: they often offer a free trial month to new members so give it a try! They also sell high quality meats that are usually discounted.
Produce delivery services
Believe it or not, there are now companies that deliver fresh produce to your doorstep. Sites such as farmboxdirect.com and fromthefarmer.com offer weekly and monthly produce subscriptions. Don’t forget to eat your fruits and veggies!
Dot Employee Fire Sale
The Dot Employee Fire Sale is a great source of deeply discounted dry, refrigerated, and frozen goods. Orders can be placed from the Dot Foods COVID-19 website, and a new list of items are released every Friday. Orders placed before noon on Wednesday should be available for pickup the following week. If you are not on furlough, there is a payroll deduction option. If you are on furlough, you can still order and pay with a personal check. Purchasing from the Fire Sale also helps the company prevent wasted inventory of our close to expiration and overstocked items.