8 responses to Would you buy food from an Amish salvage store?
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    Comment on Health Inspections and such- (August 10th, 2013 at 11:31)

    Health Inspections and such-

    Came upon an Amish baked Goods stand in upstate N.Y. The stand was in front of the home but near the road. An Amish young lady was there – the baker. Are there not health inspections necessary with the selling of home baked goods? In the NYC area, you need a license. Just curious. -Linda-

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    Comment on Would you buy food from an Amish salvage store? (August 13th, 2013 at 14:42)

    I bought two great fresh tomatoes at one of those stores in Fort Plain. See my blog for more Amish discoveries….http://amishdiscoveries.blogspot.com/

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    Comment on Supplier (January 12th, 2014 at 23:53)


    I can supply any bent and dent stores along the East Coast. I’ve been in the business for over 25 years and can provide the cheapest prices. Please visit my website at http://sbkliquidators.weebly.com/ for more info. Thanks.

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    J T
    Comment on Would you buy food from an Amish salvage store? (January 18th, 2014 at 09:52)

    I hit three or four of such stores everytime I make a run to the country. These stores a mostly operated by Mennonites and employ Amish. They are smart buyers and almost everything I’ve had is excellent. The prices are quite reasonable. Each location might have something that makes them different. An orchard fruit farm will sell goodies, both baked and raw. Some make killer sandwiches and others have the best produce ever.

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    Comment on yes do all the time (April 14th, 2015 at 10:48)

    yes do all the time

    I have been shopping in amish salvage stores for over 10 years now for most of our groceries. Its a common misconception that things go “bad” at or even near the expiration. Most of the “expiration” dates have never even been tested. for example Harvard did a study on medicines that found no loss of potency for 14 YEARS past “expiration”. Its mainly a marketing ploy which wastes a lot of food. Some dates are even expiration dates but sell by, or best used by dates . Years ago major grocery stores sold scratch and dent cans, mystery cans with labels torn off etc. I have bought new in store jars of sauce, salsa canned goods etc that were bad even though NOT salvage or expired. Like anything else though, know your prices, check your seals etc. FYI you can freeze cottage cheese and use in pasta with sauce! Waste not, want not!

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    Comment on Wish I had them by me (April 14th, 2015 at 20:20)

    Wish I had them by me

    I wish they had something like this by me in NJ. I would definitely buy from them. Good way to stretch your dollar.

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    Comment on Local (January 25th, 2018 at 19:07)


    I used to buy foods and other products at an Amish salvage store. I had a few items that were really bad…a spider egg in a granola bar and pantry moths. I let them know and went back months later. I bought a box of 60 oatmeals. I put it in my storage room. I went down there to grab an oatmeal and the box was covered in pantry moths. I took the box outside and it has taken months to rid them all. I really believe the place I went was just trying to make money and not carrying about the welfare of people…it might be legal but I am not happy.

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