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Returning to my favorite island again this year...I should just buy a place on STT.
Can anyone give me info on where and when to buy good fruit and veggies?
I don't know if they arrive on the island on certain days or what.
Last year we couldn't find any good produce.

Posted : February 4, 2012 11:09 pm
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Good days to shop for fruits and veggies are Monday and Tuesday. Trailers are off loaded on Sundays!

Try the Fruit owl first then Pueblo in long bay.

Posted : February 5, 2012 7:09 am
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CostULess has a very good produce department.

Posted : February 5, 2012 7:49 am
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We were on STT in January and were happy with Food Center on the way to Red Hook. Produce was very fresh and reasonably priced.

Posted : February 9, 2012 5:11 pm
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We arrive February 28 for 8 days and re staying at Bluebeard's Beach Club. They have a charcoal pit that guests can use. Looking for recommendation where we can purchase beef, pork, or chicken. Thanks,

Posted : February 10, 2012 12:11 am
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Pueblo, Cost-u-less, Pricesmart, Plaza extra, Marina Market -- all have produce and meats.

Posted : February 10, 2012 12:19 am
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Consider packing a small soft sided cooler with frozen meats. The selection on island is less quality and more expensive than what is available state side.

Posted : February 10, 2012 3:39 pm
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You can find excellent quality meats and produce on island - if you are traveling with a larger group it may be worth it to bring frozen meats - but for 2-4 people the cost and availabilty here would not be worth the monetary or quality difference for beef, pork, chicken, lamb or cold cuts. Marina Market, Cost-u-less and Plaza extra will all have a wide enough selection that will satisfy all but the most exacting shopper. If you Must have an extremely particular item you should probably bring it though.

Posted : February 11, 2012 1:24 am

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