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Groceries for living on the Corner

yankeeboy23yankeeboy23 Registered User Posts: 82 Junior Member
Hey guys, so I will be living in GrandMarc this year. However, no one in the apartment will have a car (although I have other friends in GrandMarc who will have cars, plus frat brothers who I could do grocery runs with). My question though is, if I can't get a ride to the Kroger, Harris Teeter, etc., what can I do for groceries? Is there somewhere on the corner I could go, or do any grocery stores do delivery?

Replies to: Groceries for living on the Corner

  • MamalumperMamalumper Registered User Posts: 457 Member
    There is a CVS and a very small grocery store on the corner for some things like bread and milk etc. But there are buses that you can take to the grocery stores on Emmett street
  • CharlieschCharliesch Registered User Posts: 2,041 Senior Member
    There also is a downtown farmers market, in a parking lot on the south side of the downtown. I think it is open Sat. mornings. You can probably take the free trolley there.
  • sabaraysabaray Registered User Posts: 6,814 Senior Member
    Relay Foods. Online ordering from a variety of local stores; for an additional fee, they will deliver. Look into Zipcar as well.
  • CharlieschCharliesch Registered User Posts: 2,041 Senior Member
    One more alternative is to buy a foldable metal shopping cart for about $20. It can allow you to easily transport many pounds of food while walking back from a store.
  • Dean JDean J College Rep Posts: 4,469 Senior Member
    Relay is a great suggestion! They also have a pick-up point across from the Medical School's Alumni Association (on West Main, before the new apartment buildings). You could walk there or take the trolley.

    I imagine that you'll make friends with neighbors that have cars and you'll find your way to the big grocery stores. :)
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