I got a free food score from the produce section!

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by DianeS, Nov 18, 2010.

  1. DianeS

    DianeS Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 28, 2010
    I went into a grocery store today to pick up some cookies for a meeting, and saw the grocery clerk throwing bruised apples into boxes. I asked him what they did with them when they couldn't be sold, and he said "If the food pantry doesn't come to get donations that day, we throw them out. Why? Would you like them?"

    I got 30 lbs of free apples!!!

    My chickens are having a heyday right now. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
    Last edited: Nov 18, 2010
  2. teach1rusl

    teach1rusl Love My Chickens

    [​IMG] Wow! Good for you! Most grocery stores have stopped giving away discards (I guess due to lawsuit possibilities???).
  3. chillmiller

    chillmiller Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 7, 2010
    im always lurking at the stores for stale bread and bruised veggies

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