We pay A LOT of money on food here in Jersey. It turns out we not only pay more in taxes than most, our grocery bills are higher too. Add into the equation that we still have a stressed supply chain due to COVID 19, and it's not pretty. I think we could use some money-saving life hacks...food edition!
Grocery stores are convenient. Especially these days with state of the art transportation infrastructure, you can pretty much get any produce that you want regardless of the season. But there's still something special about locally grown food that you just don't get from mass market stores.
If the ShopRite in Lakewood is your weekly grocery destination, starting next week, you'll have to change your route a little bit. The store is closing on Tuesday (April 21st). The company has issued a statement to address community concerns about the closing: