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Bulk Food Supplies?

Discussion in 'The Homestead Kitchen - Recipes Etc' started by DellaMyDarling, Aug 17, 2019.

  1. Aug 20, 2019
    Lazy Gardener

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    Wouldn't it be great to have access to a community industrial applianced kitchen that was set up like a co-op?
     
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    DellaMyDarling

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    A real life kitchen co-op! Like the old days ;)
     
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    baymule

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    Mormons have food centers for their members to stock up. They let us regular people buy too. Look it up on the net to see if there is one near you.
     
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    DellaMyDarling

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    Haven't any Mormons around, but a decent sized Mennonite community.
     
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    wyoDreamer

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    The Mennonites around here have bulk stores where you can buy from. I go to our local one all the time for their turnovers, lol. Not really a bulk storage item there.
    I also buy most of my flour, sugar, grains, dried fruit, jello, etc. from there. Since my grinder is in storage and mostly inaccessable at the moment, I buy unbleached white flour, spring wheat flour, and high gluten bread flour.
     
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    Marianne

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    I buy bulk items from Azure Standard. azurestandard.com
     
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    wyoDreamer

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    If you have a Sam's Card, you can order buckets of food storage items on-line.
     
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    DellaMyDarling

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    We don't have a Sam's club, but I'll check online.

    Azure doesn't appear to deliver in my region?
     
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    Britesea

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    I think Azure will deliver anywhere, if you have a drop off point. There might not be one in your area at this time, but if you could find enough people to commit to buying a certain minimum amount each month (you would have to look at Azure's site to see what it is; I can't remember) and at least one of them ok with being the drop off/pick up point, you could get deliveries.
     
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    DellaMyDarling

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    Looks like they avoid all of the Northeast entirely.

    I don't know anyone else interested in bulk stuff. I really have no means of networking with others up here.
     

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