Back-to-School Grocery Shopping

August 17, 2023

It’s that time of year again, and school is back in session! It’s the season of waking up early, packing lunches, and rushing to get your kids to school before the tardy bell. Needless to say, it’s one of the busiest times of the year as you and your family navigate the chaos of a new and full schedule. That’s why Farmer Joe’s is the best place for all of your back-to-school grocery shopping needs! We offer the best of the best when it comes to food items to pack in your child’s lunchbox. Check out some of our incredible options as well as a few great school lunch ideas that your kids are sure to love:

Fresh Produce

Any loyal Farmer Joe’s customer will tell you that we have the best Produce Department in Cape Coral. It’s truly a Produce Department like no other. It is also one of the largest Produce Departments in Lee County. That is why it is the perfect place to grab all of the fruits and veggies you’ll need to pack in your kid’s lunch as they head back to school. When you’re grocery shopping in Farmer Joe’s Produce Department, you’ll find produce that is fresh, nutritious, and affordable. We support several local farmers, including Mike Lott Farms in Plant City, Florida. You can trust that if you get your produce from Farmer Joe’s, you are packing the best produce possible in your children’s lunch boxes.

Delicious Deli Choices

Your back-to-school grocery shopping list likely includes deli meats and cheeses so that you can pack your kids their favorite sandwich for lunch. Luckily, Farmer Joe’s has a Deli Department that is full of delicious meats and cheeses for you to choose from. There is something for everyone in Farmer Joe’s Deli Department. A ham and cheese or turkey and cheese sandwich can gain a whole new meaning when you purchase the meat and cheese from our Deli. Your kids will only want to eat sandwiches made with Farmer Joe’s meats and cheeses!


A new thing that we are featuring at Farmer Joe’s this back-to-school season is our premade lunches in our grab-and-go section! These lunches are sure to top your weekly grocery shopping list. We know that back-to-school season can mean busy schedules and not a lot of time to prepare lunches every morning. We offer all sorts of delicious options that include sandwiches, wraps, and other snacks that you’re kids are sure to love! You’re able to save time while your kids are able to still enjoy an incredibly delicious and balanced lunch.

School Lunch Ideas

We know that sometimes making school lunches can require a little bit of creativity, especially for the picky eaters in your family. Turkey or ham and cheese roll-ups are a classic and simple choice for those kids who don’t like to go too far out on a limb when it comes to their food. Another great way to include meats and cheeses is by making meat and cheese kabobs. All you need is some meat, cheese, and toothpicks. This idea is great for those kids who need to have a little bit of fun while eating their lunch. Two other options for your children who like to try new and different things are hard-boiled eggs and pasta salad. These are fun and unique options that your kids will love. Check out this website for more great ideas!

Take the stress out of back-to-school grocery shopping and get everything you need at Farmer Joe’s! To learn more about us and what we have to offer, visit our website today. We look forward to seeing you all here for your weekly school lunch grocery shopping!

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