Wednesday, October 7, 2015     Volume: 30, Issue: 10

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SLO County’s rural areas are seeing an increase in winery expansions and events. What’s your take on it?

The more tourism dollars we bring in, the merrier!
It ain’t agriculture unless there’s manure and a tractor involved!
The struggle to keep agricultural land economically viable is real, but we have to draw the line somewhere.
You gotta fight, for your right, to paaaaarrrrtttyyyy!

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The following article was posted on March 13th, 2014, in the New Times - Volume 28, Issue 33 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from New Times [] - Volume 28, Issue 33

Bring groceries to my door!


By Roy Berger

I think there is an opportunity for an enterprising person that is not being filled as yet: home delivery of groceries. It would be similar to the Menu Club, which will deliver food from many of the 5-Cities restaurants. The Menu Club takes the orders online or via phone and the credit card payment for both the food and their $6 delivery charge.

However, I think an enterprising person could get local grocery stores to take the orders and credit card payment for the groceries and, say, $15 delivery charge. The delivery service would be paid $12 for the delivery.

This service would not need to provide as speedy a delivery as the Menu Club does. But for an additional charge, it might provide delivery within a one- or two-hour window.

I would consider doing this myself, but I am 88 and not in good physical health. But I hope someone else will, because I would be a customer.