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Boise Bargain Basket

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The Boise Bargain Basket is trying to change our wasteful mindset one good deal at a time. By stocking the shelves with an array of overstock goods, manufacturers' discontinued items and other "special deals," they provide budget-conscious shoppers with awesome bargains and also help keep perfectly good grub from going to waste. The triple B's continually rotating array of healthy, inexpensive items--like bite-sized vegan quinoa cookies, baked rice cheese snacks, maple and brown sugar oat milk, giant bags of Swedish Fish or super-duper cheap Idaho wines--is enough to draw us down Broadway every couple of weeks to fill our baskets with random treasures. And hey, we all know that if you chomp down on a packaged organic cracker one month after the manufacturer-designated "best by" date, your organs aren't going to dissolve from the inside out. In fact, they are probably going to grumble a "thanks" for the delicious snack and go on their merry digestive way.

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