People typically shop once for the week, but shopping patterns vary by family. Often, larger shopping for staples and basics is done weekly, with stops for fresh items – or to replenish the milk supply – in between.
Depending on where you live, there may be both large grocery stores, organic food boutiques, and a farmers' market all within convenient reach. Boulder is a very health-conscious city, with many healthy food options. There are more than half a dozen Whole Foods Markets in the area.