“From the Basket to the Casket.” It’s a catchy saying many in Massachusetts use to profess their love of Market Basket. People in New England fall in love with Market Basket regularly. It has become a shopping staple for many families here. And although sometimes the masses get a little overwhelmed when walking into Market Basket due to the high traffic, we appreciate the cleanliness and overall quality of the store – and we love their prices (sometimes). We have come to understand why Market Basket isn’t just a grocery store, it’s a way of life.
Now, with shopping at Market Basket comes great responsibility. It also comes with great frustration. We have taken a survey on Facebook asking people what their advice is for shopping at Market Basket. In fact, we asked about people’s “Dos and Don’ts about shopping at Massachusetts Market Baskets.” I’ll be totally honest. We were overwhelmed at the amount of responses we received. In a matter of minutes, we had HUNDREDS of answers. Everything from what to do with your shopping cart to how long if at all you should wait at the deli to get pre sliced meats and cheeses. Regardless, your answers were logged. Your answers were heard. And your answers were hilarious.
We have taken each of those answers and put together our list of our favorites. These will either help you or you may just laugh hysterically at them and do the opposite. Take each answer with a grain of salt. But just remember, on your next trip to Market Basket here in Massachusetts, always refer to this list. It could save you your sanity. Regardless of which one you go to, these answers relate to every one. Best of luck on your next Market Basket excursion. We will pray for you.