From high end heath food stores to low end conventional grocery stores, you can keep your family rolling in fresh fruit and vegetables for less because you are shopping during their national growing season. This is helpful for those of us who can’t buy locally grown good due to the winter ice and snow.
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Shopping seasonally also saves money on household and big ticket items too. If you have a current or future need, now is the time to shop the February holiday sales for the following fresh fruit and vegetables, food, and household goods.
February Seasonal Fresh Fruit and Vegetables
Seasonal Fruit - oranges, tangerines, grapefruit, clementines, raspberries, strawberries
Seasonal Produce - broccoli, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, collard greens, kale, avocado, cabbage, spinach, artichoke, asparagus, parsnips, potatoes, turnips
Chinese New Year - Asian vegetables such as bok choy, daikon radish, bean sprouts
Food on Sale in February
National Canned Food Month – Canned food, fruit, and vegetables, pie filling, canned meat (tuna, chicken, salmon, etc.)
Chinese New Year – Asian sauces (teriyaki,soy, hoisin, etc.) Raman and other noodles, water chestnuts, etc.
National Heart Month – aspirin, supplements, heart healthy foods
Valentine’s Day – chocolate, fancy ingredients to cook a meal at home, etc. You will find excellent discounts after Valentine’s Day but do it to celebrate later at your own risk!
Household Goods on Sale in FebruaryValentine’s Day – Jewelry, perfumes, flowers etc. The best prices will start on February 15th. Then you can buy Valentines for next year.
President’s Day – furniture, anything winter related, grills, air conditioners, bathing suits, etc. Stores want to clear their winter merchandise and last year’s left over summer stock.
Winter coats and clothing – especially during President’s Day sales
Tires – you can expect larger discounts on winter tires than on summer tires or all-seasons because they are trying to clear winter stock.
HDTVs & Home Theaters – due to the Super Bowl. Some people buy a giant TV to watch the game and return it the store after (don’t do that it’s tacky.) But if you might want to try shopping after the Super Bowl to look for an even better deal on a returned TV.
Broadway tickets – February is the off season
Boats – it is boat show season
Wedding venues and supplies – It may be easier to negotiate prices for venues, clothing, and supplies in February for a Spring wedding.
Drapes and window treatments
Carpets and area rugs
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