|THE SALVAGE STORE IS GOD'S GIFT TO POOR VEGANS.|
Shortly after I started this blog, I made a post about the wondrous magic that is the salvage grocery store. Almost every big city has at least one, and even a few small towns have them scattered about. The salvage stores don't have money to advertise, so you generally only find out about them through word-of-mouth. Start asking around! Seriously, you will save a crap-ton of your cash if you can find one. Let me prove it to ya!
In today's particular haul, I purchased the following items:
- Gluten-Free Crackers (x4 boxes)
- Organic Toasted Sesame Seed Oil
- Alexia Sweet Potato Fries (x3 bags)
- Organic Whole Wheat Couscous (x2 boxes)
- EnviroKids Cereal (x2 boxes)
- Zevia Soda (x4 cans)
- Sweet Potato Chips
- La Croix Soda (8-can case)
- 2 lbs. Whole Wheat Flour
- Organic Quinoa (x2 bags)
- Sea Snax Snack Bags (x6 bags)
- Pure Vanilla Extract
- Drew's Organic Salad Dressing
- Silken Tofu (x8 packs)
- Clean Well Natural Hand Sanitizer (x2)
- Organic Tahini Paste
- Firm Tofu (x2)
- Organic Decaf Coffee
- Eli's Earth Bars (x8)
- Indian Food Pouches (x2)
- Endangered Species Dark Chocolate Bars (x2)
- Leap Frog Flash Card Sets (x2)
Nice haul, right? Now, guess how much I paid for all of this organic, vegan goodness - which, at a regular store would easily have cost somewhere between $150 and $200, if not more. Go ahead, guess!
$54 and some change. That's it!
Anytime you've ever seen an ingredient on this blog that is way too expensive for a "bankrupt vegan" to afford, it's in my kitchen because I found it at the salvage store. Visit the original post for more information, and a couple of links that might help you find a salvage store in your area.