Last week, I went to three grocery stores to get food and household items for our four-person family. Three. Grocery shopping took up my whole Saturday morning, and you don’t even want to know how much I spent.
Both of our girls have food allergies, which means I do my shopping at specialty grocery stores for specific safe foods. We also try to eat mostly organic and non-GMO, which means a lot of extra time and money is spent at the store every week.
So, when I heard about the Frontier Co-op buying club, I was intrigued. I figured it was worth a try if it would give me back my Saturdays and save us a little money.
Frontier Co-op is a member-owned cooperative that supports natural living, which means it is owned by stores and other organizations that buy and sell their products. You may have heard of Simply Organic and Aura Cacia Aromatherapy-these are their sister brands.
I had never heard of a buying club for grocery shopping before, but I discovered that it is a quick and easy way to order products that I was already buying. And now, I can get them at wholesale prices! (Why hello, savings!) Oh, and as an extra bonus, my groceries show up right on my doorstep!
To get the amazing shopping benefits, all I had to do was find five or more other interested parties, which wasn’t difficult to do once I explained the benefits and pay a one-time $10 membership fee. Once each shopper’s account is set up, we all receive free shipping on orders greater than $250. (This is a combined group total, so it isn’t hard to reach the $250 mark.)
And then, the fun part: shopping!
Frontier Co-op has access to over 300 top wellness brands, and over 10,000 natural and organic products. Once I compared the prices to those at my local health food store, it was a no-brainer! I can order spices, shampoo, my kids’ toothpaste, and even coffee and tea for much cheaper, and from the comfort of my own home at any time of the day. It’s super easy, convenient, and cost-effective.
I also try to support businesses that give back to the community, so I was happy to discover that Frontier Cooperative gives 4% of annual net savings to various charitable causes in an effort to improves the lives in communities from which their products are produced. It’s nice to know that the money I spend on products for my family is helping struggling families around the world. They are a company who cares not only about its members, but also about having a positive impact on the globe.
I am already looking forward to receiving my next order and discovering more natural and organic products for my family.
If you are interested in becoming a member of this amazing shopping club, complete the online application at wholesale.frontiercoop.com/membership, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 1-800-669-3275.