As an official “critical business,” the Boulder County Farmers Markets (BCFM) is connecting local farmers with the community by distributing 1,000 food access bags of fruit and vegetables, each worth approximately $20, this Saturday, April 4 (what was set to be the first market of the season) at the Boulder County Fairgrounds. People who receive WIC, SNAP, and Fruit and Veg Boulder benefits qualify, and should fill out an order form here by Wednesday, April 1 at 5 p.m. [Read more…] about Need Fresh Fruits & Vegetables? Boulder County Farmers Market Can Help
If you’ve ever thought about ordering groceries online, now may be the time to try it. No having to set your alarm to get in early or try to figure out when various aisles are restocked. True, you can’t pick and choose that specific batch of bananas or scan boxes of cereal for the latest expire date. On the otherhand, you let someone else do the heavy lifting, while you stay home. But people who have never ordered food online may be confused by the options. [Read more…] about How To Order Groceries Online – Compare Your Options
We love Colorado. After all, our very wise government officials included certain–ahem–stores on the “essential services” list. And, we are totally on board with you heading to the grocery store as little as possible, and waiting until you have a list of things to buy, rather than heading there for one or two items. But maybe you’re out of wine. [Read more…] about 4 Ways To Get Wine Delivered To Your Door, Including Local Wine Shops That Deliver
Everyone needs to play an active role in taking care of all the vulnerable populations in our community, especially the elderly. A simple trip to the grocery store can now be an arduous task for those populations because of the potential exposure to other shoppers. (If you’re healthy, please ask your older relatives, neighbors and friends, if they need assistance with picking up groceries or other necessities.) [Read more…] about Stores Offer Special Hours For Seniors & Others — Printable Version Available
It pays to stop and smell the roses. Roses are such a lovely way to celebrate just about any occasion from birthdays to anniversaries. It’s even sweeter, when the roses are unexpected by the recipient just because you’re thinking of them. However, bargain hunters know roses can be an expensive gift. [Read more…] about Where Can You Get A Dozen Roses For $6.99 Every Day?
Every shopper in Denver is going to have to bag a new fee, come this summer. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you should know the environmental challenges plastic bags cause for all of us. (Actually, you’ve probably found a plastic bag under that rock!) An estimated 250 million bags are used by Denver residents every year, according to city officials. Unfortunately, only about 5% of those bags are recycled. The rest end up in the waste system. [Read more…] about What You Need To Know Now About Denver’s New Plastic Bag Fee
Chalk this up under “How did we miss this one?” Since March 2019, King Soopers has been offering what may be a well-kept secret to many shoppers. Through the shopper’s loyalty account, customers can earn cash back on grocery purchases. (If you’re familiar with Ibotta, it’s a very similar program.) Basically, earning a rebate on qualifying purchases that’s applied back to your loyalty account. [Read more…] about Get Cash Back at King Soopers
The offer is valid today, Saturday, December 7. Safeway is offering our heroes a well-deserved discount. The first Saturday of the month, the grocery store gives active duty, reserve and retired military personnel an additional 10% off their grocery purchase. Proper ID is required. (The discount does not apply to prescription drugs, alcohol, tobacco, gift cards, money orders, bus passes and lottery tickets. Other exclusions may apply.) [Read more…] about Safeway Offers Military Discount First Saturday Of The Month
Much to the dismay of many bargain hunters, King Soopers changed its popular FREE Friday Download last year. The weekly offer seemed to just disappear and, then, randomly show up with no consistency or schedule. It was frustrating for many who counted on the weekly freebie. The ride was good while it lasted, with so many grocery items at no cost. For value-conscious shoppers, it doesn’t get much better than FREE. [Read more…] about King Soopers: Free Friday Download Update
This is the fourth week without a FREE Friday Download, so we put our bargain-hunting team to the task of finding an answer. There has been one question on the mind of many of our bargain-loving readers. We’ve heard from readers via e-mails, texts, phone calls and, even, carrier pigeons. (Okay, we’re exaggerating…but just a bit!)
The one question everyone is asking: What is going on with King Soopers’ Free Friday Download offer? [Read more…] about King Soopers Changes Free Friday Download…Again
While most farmers markets close down for the winter, Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market in Wheat Ridge never shutters. This indoor, year-round market features local farm and ranch products through the winter, including carrots, potatoes, beets, garlic, squash, onions, microgreens, mushrooms, fresh chicken and duck eggs, pork, lamb, and 100% grass fed beef and bison.
Safeway is making major changes to its Rewards Program. Now, you can choose to use points for fuel or grocery discounts, including FREE items. The fuel side stays the same, save 10¢ per gallon gas for every 100 points earned — up to $1.
Just remember, 100 points is now equal to 1 Reward. And 1 Reward is equal to 10¢ off per gallon of gas. For $1 off per gallon of gas, you will need to redeem 10 Rewards. [Read more…] about How To Use Safeway’s Rewards Program To Earn Gas, Cash or Free Groceries
Help is just a phone call away for families, seniors and other individuals who are seeking food assistance anywhere in Colorado. Hunger Free Hotline, is a FREE bilingual “one-stop” resource that helps you find food assistance programs in your area. This can include food pantries, free meal sites and nutrition programs such as food stamps. Hunger Free Colorado’s food assistance navigators provide help based on each caller’s need.
They not only answer questions but also ensure that callers receive needed information—from directions and hours of operations to help applying for nutrition programs. To reach the hotline, call 855-855-4626 (that’s a toll-free number) or 720-382-2920.
You can get a real person from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or after-hours you can leave a message. All calls are kept confidential, and messages will be returned the next business day.
We’ve had many debates with fellow bargain hunters about where to find the best grocery deals in town. For many, Safeway is at the top of the list. To be fair, we know many readers consider Safeway to be “too expensive.” However, we have found lots of savings at Safeway (especially since being acquired by Albertsons), so we’ve created a guide for navigating its aisles for the best deals and discounts. We have decades of experience as both Safeway customers and bargain hunters, so, hopefully, we can offer some “valuable” insight. (We’ve even been known to save upwards of 75% on our grocery bill.) [Read more…] about How To Get The Best Deals at Safeway
Fans of baked goods, run don’t walk to your nearest Entenmann’s Oroweat Bakery Outlet. (There are five locations in the Denver metro area under the name Mrs. Baird’s, Oroweat or Entenmann’s.) Owned by Bimbo, the stores sell Oroweat, Entenmann’s, Sara Lee, Boboli, Thomas English products and more. Mile High Cheapskates also report finding a variety of gravy & soup mixes, biscuit & cornbread mix, flavored pancake syrups, coffee, tortilla chips, fruit roll-ups, jams, jellies and more.
Most days, you’ll find a BOGO deal. Everything is sold below retail prices and nothing is more than three days old. (After three days, the goods are donated to local food banks.) Fresh items are marked down 20% and day-old items even more. [Read more…] about Get Some Extra Dough at Entenmann’s Bakery Outlets