Kelly Murray, BS, Wellness Coordinator
Eating healthy can be tough. Stocking up on groceries is time consuming, and the last thing anyone wants to after a long day of work is go to the grocery store. What if I told you, that you can get fresh fruits, vegetables, and groceries without even stepping foot inside the grocery store? I know, it sounds too good to be true! Check out the options below and see how to make your shopping and meals a little easier.
- Meijer Home Delivery – Order your groceries online, and have them delivered to your door! Meijer has paired with Shipt and is doing deliveries in Grand Rapids and Detroit areas. You can get unlimited deliveries (on orders over $35) for a year for $99, one month for $14, or a single delivery for $7. To see if deliveries are available in your area, visit https://www.shipt.com/grand-rapids-grocery-delivery/?gclid=CIa_vqbc-9ICFQ5LDQodSr0BSA Today is the first day this service is available in Grand Rapids, so no staff review yet. However Ryan has already signed up and plans on using this service so he can spend more time with his family and less time at the store.
- Meijer Curbside Pickup – Place your order online, drive up to the curbside lane outside the store, and they will bring the order out to your car. The cost for curbside is $9.99 and is available from 7am-9pm. Visit meijer.com to find a location near you. HPA Staff Review – “This is the best thing ever! It saves me so much time and money. When I order online I have to think about the items I am ordering instead of just throwing items in my cart at the store.” Jess, Wellness Coordinator
- Doorganics – Organic fruits, vegetables, and grocery delivery available in the Grand Rapids Area. You can choose between all veggie, all fruit, or mixed produce bins in varying sizes depending on your needs. You can schedule deliveries weekly, or biweekly. Bin prices range from $29.99-$49.99, and you can add on additional items such as dairy, meat, bakery, and meal bundles to your order. To learn more and see if they deliver in your area, visit https://www.doorganics.com/ HPA Staff Review – “Receiving my Doorganics deliveries really keeps me on track with getting in my servings of veggies. Normally when I go to the grocery store I stock up on veggies and they end up going bad before I can use them. I don’t have to worry about that now that I receive bi-weekly deliveries. It has also helped me branch out and try new fruits and veggies, like multi colored carrots and bibb lettuce.” Kelly, Wellness Coordinator
- Hello Fresh – Meal kits that include recipes and pre-measured ingredients delivered straight to your door. They offer classic, veggie, and family plans. Prices range from $8.74-$9.99 per meal and can include 2-4 recipes per week. Visit hellofresh.com to learn more. Read a review that includes the pros and cons at http://www.topworkoutreviews.com/hello-fresh-review-a-full-overview-and-breakdown/