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5 Surprising Ways to Use Pumpkins Wards Supermarket Gainesville FL

5 Surprising Ways to Use Pumpkin

Posted on October 13, 2017 by


It’s the season for pumpkins, but they can be used for much more than just carving for Halloween. From body care to air fresheners, there are all sorts of ways to use pumpkin to spice up your fall! Here are five surprising ways to use pumpkins this season: 1. Pumpkin Potpourri Love the scent of

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Storing Produce Ward's Supermarket Gainesville FL

Ward’s Tips and Tricks For Storing Produce

Posted on September 22, 2017 by


It can be hard to plan ahead for meals, especially when fruits and veggies go bad quickly! That’s why we’ve compiled a list of best practices to storing produce before it gets rotten. General Storage Tips Don’t put fruits next to veggies. Ever heard the saying “One bad apple spoils the whole bunch”? That’s a

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Ward's Guide to Florida Shrimp Ward's Supermarket Gainesville FL

Ward’s Guide to Florida Shrimp

Posted on August 16, 2017 by


Shrimp scampi, shrimp kabobs, coconut shrimp, shrimp and grits… Is your mouth watering yet? For a variety of popular shrimp, the shrimping season in Florida officially begins in August. There are many different kinds of Florida shrimp that are caught off our shores, and they all have different qualities that make them unique and delicious.

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7 Tips to Shop Organic on a Budget Ward's Supermarket Gainesville FL

7 Tips to Shop Organic on a Budget

Posted on July 20, 2017 by


Buying organic food is sometimes considered a luxury that most people can’t afford, but with the right planning, shopping organic on a budget is possible. At Ward’s, we are proud to offer a wide selection of organic and local produce, meats, and other items.

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Vendor Spotlight Wellspring Kombucha Ward's Supermarket Gainesville FL

Vendor Spotlight: Wellspring Kombucha

Posted on June 20, 2017 by


Ward’s Supermarket is proud to offer Wellspring Kombucha as a part of our healthy beverage selection. We sat down to ask the owners and brewers themselves some questions about Wellspring Kombucha and to learn more about this delicious and healthy beverage that is brewed right here in Gainesville, FL.

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summer gardening tips

Summer Gardening Tips

Posted on May 10, 2017 by


Here in North Central Florida, we are already beginning to feel the burn of the upcoming summer months. While we can beat the heat by staying indoors in our cool, air-conditioned houses, our beloved plants are exposed to the heat 24/7. We have some summer gardening tips to keep your plants thriving in the heat.

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Choosing the right cut of meat

How to Pick the Right Cut of Beef

Posted on April 12, 2017 by


Guide on Cuts and Preparation At Ward’s Supermarket, we have a vast array of beef options, and sometimes it can hard to pick the right one. In order to help out for the next time you come grocery shopping, we compiled a list of beef steaks and cuts with details on where they’re from. Quick

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Shop in Bulk at Ward's to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

The Low Carbon Grocery List: Strategically Shopping for the Smallest Footprint

Posted on March 9, 2017 by


Though we usually select foods based on their taste and nutritional benefits, science suggests we should be considering the carbon footprint as well. With new environmental concerns popping up every day, it is important to examine the carbon footprint of the food we eat. In an effort to promote a more sustainable world, we have

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