Rural shopping can be tough for you if you are not used to it. The stores are few and far between, and the selection is usually pretty limited. However, there are a few things you can do to make the most of your rural shopping experiences in a rural area.

With a little bit of planning and creativity, you can find everything you need—and maybe even some things you didn’t know you needed. Here’s how best to shop when you live in a rural area:

(and give ideas for small businesses on what to sell in a rural area.)





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Written by lyceum
226 days ago

Lisa: Yes! I don't know if you have similar operations in North America.



Written by lyceum
226 days ago

Lisa: OK. It is an interesting idea and business opportunity for direct trade between farmers and consumers.



Written by Inspiretothrive
226 days ago

Agree, a great business opportunity for the farmers.



Written by lyceum
227 days ago

Lisa: I used Schwab's in Troy, Ohio.It started in the 1950's in Minnesota. The food delivery service is now called Yelloh! https://www.yelloh.com



Written by Inspiretothrive
227 days ago

Never heard of it, interesting Martin.



Written by lyceum
227 days ago

We don't have regular farmer markets in the area, but something called "Reko ring" ("stable consumption").

"What is Reko?" https://youtu.be/JeAEpHCQvOc



Written by lyceum
229 days ago

Lisa: Do you have plenty of farmers markets in your area? Is Schwan's Food Service, Inc available in your area?



Written by Inspiretothrive
228 days ago

Hi Martin, we have 2 farmers markets in our area, one is new this year and closer to me :) I have not heard of Schwans up here. Do you have farmers markets there?



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