Cabbage is considered a "good luck" vegetable that is consumed on New Year's Day by many. Cabbage leaves are also considered a sign of prosperity, being representative of paper currency.

Choose cabbage heads that are firm and dense with shiny, crisp, colorful leaves free of cracks, bruises, and blemishes. Here are some of the produce deals for the week of December 26.

*Kroger (central Ohio) Apples - 10 lbs. for $10.00 (Braeburn, Fuji, Gala, Granny Smith, Red or Golden Delicious) Hass avocados - 10 or $10.00 Red Bing cherries - $3.99 lb. Blueberries or blackberries - 2 for $5.00 (6 oz. pkg.) Idaho select potatoes - 2 for $1.00 Lemons - 2 for $5.00 (2 lb. bag) Cantaloupe - 2 for $5.00 Anjou pears - $1.28 lb. Fresh Selections mushrooms - 2 for $3.00 (8 oz. pkg., sliced or whole) Organic mini peeled carrots - 2 for $4.00 (1 lb. bag) Dole premium classic salad - 2 for $3.00 (9-12 oz. bag) Private Selections organic vegetable tray - $4.99 (16 oz.) Kroger vegetable tray - $4.99 & up (select varieties, 20-40 oz.) Almonds or pistachios - $3.99 (select varieties, 10-16 oz. bags)

*Meijer (central Ohio) Texas grapefruit - $4.99 (18 lb. bag) Red Delicious apples - $4.99 (8 lb. bag) Cantaloupe - 2 for $4.00 Sweet cherries - $2.99 lb. Clementine mandarins - $3.99 (5 lb. box) Avocados - 4 for $5.00 Baby cut carrots- 2 for $5.00 (2 lb. bag) Cabbage - $.33 lb. Red, Klondike Rose or yellow flesh potatoes - 2 for $5.00 (5 lb. bag) Fruit frenzy - $3.49 lb. Market of Meijer vegetable trays - $12.99 (56-60 oz. tray)

*Save-A-Lot (Columbus) Red or Golden Delicious apples - $2.99 (5 lb. bag) Apples, orange mixed bag - $3.99 (4 lb. bag) Gala apples - $1.17 lb. Granny Smith or Fuji apples - $3.49 (5 lb. bag) Avocados - $.99 each Bananas - $.47 lb. Green beans - $1.29 lb. Broccoli - $1.79 Cabbage - $.59 lb. Cantaloupe - $2.50 Carrots - $1.39 (2 lb. bag) Mini carrots - $.79 (1 lb. bag) Cauliflower - $2.99 Celery sleeve - $1.49 Cucumber - $.99 each Red grapefruit - $1.99 (3 lb. bag) Red seedless grapes - $2.49 lb. Kiwi - $.50 each Lemons - $.38 each Limes - $.69 each Cello lettuce - $.99 Limes - $2.49 (2 lb. bag) Mangoes - $1.29 each Mushrooms - $1.79 (8 oz. pkg. whole, sliced or baby bella) Sweet jumbo onions - $1.19 lb. Navel oranges - $2.29 (3 lb. bag) D'Anjou pears - $.99 lb. (green & red) Green peppers - $.79 each Red bell peppers - $1.69 each Mixed pepper 3 pack - $3.99 (red, green & yellow) Pineapples - $2.99 Pomegranates - $2.00 each Idaho potatoes - $3.99 (10 lb. bag) Russet potatoes - $2.39 (5 lb. bag) Sweet potatoes - $.79 lb. Salad mix - $1.39 (12 oz. bag) Slaw mix - $1.49 (1 lb. bag) Acorn, Butternut or Spaghetti squash - $.89 lb. Tangerines - $1.99 (3 lb. bag) Vine ripe tomatoes - $1.69 lb. Grape tomatoes - $1.99 (pint) Roma tomatoes - $1.69 lb. Tangerines - $1.99 (3 lb.bag) Turnips - $.79 lb. Zucchini - $1.99 lb. Veggie tray - $3.99 (20 oz.) Veggie tray - $6.99 (2.25 lb.) Almonds - $4.59 lb.

*Giant Eagle (central Ohio) Avocados - 10 for $10.00 Pineapple - $2.99 Lemons - 2 for $1.00 Broccoli - buy 1 get 1 free Celery - 4 for $5.00 Farmers Market baby cut carrots - 4 for $5.00 (1 lb. bag) Farmers Market fruit or veggie tray - $7.99-$17.99 Farmers Market grape tomatoes - buy 1 get 1 free (pint) Farmers Market red potatoes - $2.99 (5 lb. bag)

* Andersons Market (Columbus) Pomegranates - $.88 each Avocados - $.88 each Green cabbage - $.25 lb. Mini carrots - $.99 (1 lb. bag) Celery - $.99 Green onions - 3 for $.99 Kiwi - $1.98 Limes - 6 for $1.98 Gold potatoes - 2 for $5.00 (5 lb. bag) Grape tomatoes - 2 for $4.00 (pint) Oso sweet onions - $.88 lb. Relish tray (carrots, celery sticks, cherry or grape tomatoes, broccoli and cauliflower buds, with olives, red pepper strips and choice of spinach or dill dip) Small - $29.00 Medium - $42.00 Large - $54.00

*Marc's (Columbus) Navel oranges - 6 for $2.00 Lemons - 2 for $4.00 (2 lb. bag) Hass avocados - $.99 each Whole snow white mushrooms - $.99 (8 oz. pkg.) Gourmet stuffing mushrooms - 2 for $4.00 (14 oz. pkg.) Green cabbage - $.39 lb. Baby cut carrots - $.39 lb. Baby cut carrots - $1.99 (2 lb. bag) Veggie tray - $5.99 (broccoli, celery, carrots, tomatoes, peppers & dip) Fruit tray - $4.99 (strawberries, pineapple, cantaloupe and watermelon)

*Aldi (central Ohio) Celery - $.59 Russet potatoes - $1.49 (10 lb. bag) Broccoli - $.79 Navel oranges - $1.49 (4 lb. bag) Mandarin oranges - $2.79 (2 lb. bag) Tangerines - $1.99 (2 lb. bag) Grapefruit - $2.99 (5 lb. bag) Pineapple - $2.99 each Mixed fruit - $2.69 (3 lb. bag, apples & oranges) Cranberries - $1.69 (12 oz. bag) Apples - $2.49 (3 lb. bag, Jonathan & Rome) Apples - $2.79 lb. (3 lb. bag, Granny Smith, Fuji, Red & Golden Delicious and Gala) Pears - $1.79 (4 pack) Tomatoes - $1.49 (3 pack) Roma tomatoes - $1.49 (20 oz. pkg.) Vine ripened tomatoes - $1.99 (24 oz. pkg.) Grape tomatoes - $1.15 lb. Radishes - $.99 (1 lb. bag) Avocados - $.99 each Mushrooms - $1.29 (8 oz. pkg.) Baby carrots - $.99 (1 lb. bag) Carrots - $1.29 (2 lb. bag) Mixed squash - $1.79 (24 oz. pkg.)

*Nick's Market (Columbus) Blackberries - $.99 (half pint) Green cabbage - $.29 lb. Bing cherries - $3.99 lb. Baby carrots - 2 for $3.00 (1 lb. bag) Broccoli crowns - $1.49 lb. Grape tomatoes - 2 for $3.00 (pint) Dole premium classic salads - 2 for $4.00 (9-12 oz. bags) Idaho baking potatoes - $.79 lb. Hass avocados - $.79 lb. Honeydew melon cut halves - $.99 lb. Seedless watermelon cut halves - $.99 lb.

*Cook's IGA (Columbus) Green cabbage - $.39 lb. Dole mini carrots - $.99 (1 lb. bag) Potatoes - 2 for $5.00 (5 lb. bag, Red, Yukon Gold or Idaho) Navel oranges - $2.99 (4 lb. bag) Grape-cherry tomatoes - $1.99 (pint) Sunburst tangerines - 2 for $5.00 (3 lb. bag) Pears - $1.19 lb. (green, red or Anjou) Fresh Express Premium Romaine or Green & Crisp salad Vegetable tray with dip - $6.99 (24 oz.)

*Little's Village IGA (Columbus) Green cabbage - $.29 lb. Peeled baby carrots - 2 for $3.00 (1 lb. bag) Grape tomatoes - 2 for $3.00 (pint) Lemons or limes - 5 for $3.00 Broccoli crowns - $1.49 lb. Fresh Express or Dole Premium Classic salads - 2 for $4.00 (9-12 oz. bag) Bing cherries - $3.99 lb. Hass avocados - 10 for $10.00 Idaho potatoes - $.79 lb. Cantaloupe - 2 for $4.00 Honeydew or seedless watermelon halves - $.99 lb. Fresh Express or Dole cole slaw mix - 2 for $3.00 (14-16 oz. bag)

*Ashville IGA (Ashville) Green cabbage - $.39 lb. Dole mini carrots - $1.19 (1 lb. bag) Navel oranges - $2.99 (4 lb. bag) Tangerines - 2 for $5.00 (3 lb. bag) Idaho or red potatoes - 2 for $5.00 (5 lb. bags) Fresh Express Green & Crisp salad - $1.99 (12 oz. bag) Tangerines - 2 for $5.00 (3 lb. bag)

*Lovejoy's Market IGA (Plain City) Dole mini carrots - $.99 (1lb. bag) Green cabbage - $.38 lb. Navel oranges - $2.99 (4 lb. bag) Fresh Express Premium Romaine or Green & Crisp salad - $1.99 (9-12 oz. bags) Grape-cherry tomatoes - $1.99 (pint) Anjou pears - $1.19 lb. (green or red) Sunburst tangerines - 2 for $5.00 (3 lb. bag) Vegetable tray with dip - $6.99 (24 oz.)

*Jewett's IGA (Mt. Sterling) Green cabbage - $.33 lb. Dole mini carrots - $.99 (1lb. bag) Navel oranges - $2.99 (4 lb. bag) Potatoes -2 for $5.00 (red or Idaho) Fresh Express Premium or Green & Crisp salad - $1.99 (9-12 oz. bags) Grape-cherry tomatoes - $1.99 (pint)

*Hometown Market (Utica, Richwood Cardinal, Centerburg, Wadsworth and Canton) Red potatoes - $2.49 (5 lb. bag) Cello red radishes - $.99 (1 lb. bag) Blackberries - 2 for $3.00 (half pint) Bing cherries - $4.49 lb. Broccoli crowns - $1.99 lb. Baby carrots - $.99 lb. Roma tomatoes - $.99 lb. Grape tomatoes - 2 for $3.00 (pint)

*Community Markets (Marysville, Chillicothe, Hillsboro, Washington Courthouse, Greenfield, Wilmington) Bing cherries - $3.88 lb. Red grapefruit - $2.99 (5 lb. bag) Mild sweet onions - $1.99 (2 lb. bag) Red potatoes - $1.99 (5 lb. bag) Green onions - $1.00 (5 oz. pkg.) Garden Highway vegetable platter - $9.99 (48 oz.) Dole baby cut carrots - 2 for $3.00 (1 lb. bag) Red radishes - 2 for $3.00 (1 lb. bag) Fresh Express Garden Plus salads - 2 for $3.00 (9 -12 oz. bags)

*Discount Drug Mart (central Ohio) Red skin potatoes - $1.99 (5 lb. bag) Green cabbage - $.39 lb. Baby cut carrots - $.39 (1 lb. bag) Celery - 2 for $2.00 Lemons or limes - 5 for $2.00

*GFS (Central Ohio) Caramel apples - $2.49 (3 ct. pkg.) Spanish onions - $4.49 (10 lb. bag) Yellow onions - $2.49 (5 lb. bag) Bananas - $1.89 (3 lb. bunch) Granny Smith apples - $5.99 (5 lb. bag) Red delicious apples -$4.49 (5 lb. bag) Lemons - $2.79 (2 lb. bag) Limes - $2.99 (12 ct.) Valencia oranges - $6.99 (8 lb. bag) Mixed fruit - $7.49 (5 lb. bag) Idaho potatoes - $3.99 (10 lb. bag) Red potatoes - $5.99 (10 lb. bag) English cucumber - $1.49 (1 ct.) Baby carrots - $1.99 (2 lb. bag) Green peppers - $5.99 (5 lb. bag) Mixed bell peppers - $8.99 (6 ct.) Carrots - $1.19 (3 lb. bag) Whole mushrooms - $3.99 (24 oz. pkg.) Sliced mushrooms - $4.49 (24 oz. pkg.) Radishes - $.89 (1 lb. bag) Shredded lettuce - $4.99 (5 lb. bag) Cole slaw - $4.99 (5 lb. bag) Cauliflower - $3.29 Cauliflower florets - $7.79 (3 lb. bag) Celery - $1.99 Gala apples - $.49 (8 lb. bag) Bagged gourds - $4.99 Russet potatoes - $3.49 (10 lb. bag) *Whole Foods Market (Dublin) Reese artichokes - 2 for $5.00 (14 oz. pkg.) Navel oranges - 10 for $10 Gold potatoes - $.99 lb. Meyers lemons - $1.99 (1 lb. bag) Organic grape tomatoes - $2.99 (pint) Texas red grapefruit - $3.99 (5 lb. bag) Organic Hachiya persimmons - 10 for $10.00 Blackberries - 2 for $5.00 Kiku apples - $1.99 lb. Organic Granny Smith apples - $1.69 lb. Organic Ambrosia apples - $1.49 lb. Personal watermelons - $2.99 Green seedless grapes - $3.99 lb. Organic red seedless grapes - $3.99 lb. Red grapefruit - $1.99 each Organic yellow onions - $.99 lb. Pineapple chunks - $3.99 Green asparagus - $4.99 lb. White asparagus - $3.99 lb. Cauliflower - $3.49 Organic grape tomatoes - $3.99 (1 lb. pkg.) Bagged sweet potatoes - $2.99 Russet potatoes - $.99 lb. Jewel or Red Garnet yams - $1.99 lb. Earthbound Farms spring mix - $3.49 Juicing carrots - $15.99 (25 lb. bag) Organic bagged yellow onions - $3.99 (3 lb. bag) *Sam's Club (central Ohio) Seedless green or red grapes - $5.57 (3 lb. pkg.) Clementines - $5.69 (5 lb. box) Fingerling potatoes - $5.98 (5 lb. bag) Yellow onions - $5.98 (10 lb. bag) Sweet onions - $4.48 (5 lb. bag) Buttergold potatoes - $4.98 Strawberries - $8.98 (2 lb. pkg.) Blueberries - $6.98 (18 oz. pkg.) Red raspberries - $4.98 (12 oz. pkg.) Seedless cucumbers - $3.98 (3 ct. pkg.) Romaine hearts - $4.68 (6 ct. pkg.) Organic spring mix - $4.27 (1 lb. bag) Organic spinach - $3.97 (1 lb. bag) Artisan lettuce - $3.98 (25 oz. pkg.) Bananas - $1.48 (3 lb. pkg.) Sweet mini tomatoes - $5.98 (2 lb. pkg.) Romaine blend salad - $2.97 (2.5 lb. bag) Dole iceberg classic tossed salad - $2.97 (3 lb. bag) Iceberg lettuce - $2.45 (2 ct. pkg.) Chopped romaine - $2.98 (2 lb. bag) Broccoli florets - $4.98 (3 lb. bag) Organic baby carrots - $4.48 (5 lb. bag) Mushrooms - $3.87 (24 oz. pkg.) Vegetable medley - $5.47 (3 lb. bag) Celery hearts - $2.48 (3 ct. pkg.) Mini cucumbers - $5.48 (2 lb. bag) Portabella mushrooms - $4.98 (18 oz. pkg.) Dole Cole slaw - $2.98 (3 lb. bag) Portabella mushrooms - $4.98 (18 oz. pkg.) Sliced mushrooms - $2.84 (16 oz. pkg.) Beefsteak tomatoes - $5.98 (6 ct. pkg.) Grape tomatoes - $5.98 (2 lb. pkg.) Multi-colored peppers - $6.98 (6 ct.) Ancient red sweet peppers - $6.98 (2 lb. pkg.) Green peppers - $6.98 (6 ct. pkg.) Pineapple - $2.49 Compare tomatoes - $2.99 (2 lb. pkg.) Asparagus - $5.98 (2.25 lbs.) *Wholesale clubs keep their prices fairly static, with small fluctuations. I will update as I get more information. *Costco (Polaris) Pineapple - $2.79 Mangoes - $6.99 (7 ct. tray) Kiwi - $5.49 (4 lb. pkg.) Bananas - $1.32 (3 lb. pkg.) Limes - $3.99 (5 lb. bag) Lemons - $6.49 Oranges - $12.99 (12 lb. bag) Clementines - $5.99 (5 lb. box) Avocados - $6.49 (5 ct. bag) Sweet onions - $.99 (10 lb. bag) Sweet red onions - $6.99 (10 lb. bag) Yellow jumbo onions - $5.49 (10 lb. bag) Gourmet medley potatoes - $5.59 (5 lb. bag) Gold potatoes - $7.99 (10 lb. bag) Tomatoes on the vine - $3.99 (2 lb. pkg.) Grape tomatoes - $5.99 (2 lb. pkg.) Beefsteak tomatoes - $5.99 (5 lb. bag) Sweet mini bell peppers - $3.99 (2 lb. bag) Mixed bell peppers - $6.49 (6 ct.) Red bell peppers - $5.99 (6 ct.) Organic mini carrots - $5.29 (5 lb. bag) Organic carrots - $5.99 (10 lb. bag) Hearts of romaine lettuce - $3.59 (6 ct.) Organic spring mix - $3.99 (1 lb. clamshell) Organic spinach - $3.99 (1 lb. clamshell) Spinach - $4.49 (2.5 lb. bag) Organic strawberries - $5.99 (4 lb. pkg.) Strawberries - $4.49 (4 lb. pkg.) Organic raspberries - $3.79 (12 oz. pkg.) Blueberries - $5.49 (18 oz. pkg.) Sugar snap peas - $5.49 Baby cucumbers - $4.49 (2 lb. pkg.) Asparagus - $5.29 (2.25 lbs.) Celery - $3.49 (4 ct. pkg.) Green beans - $5.57 (2 lb. pkg.) Jumbo artichokes - $5.99 (4 ct.) Broccoli florets - $4.49 (3 lb. bag) Whole mushrooms - $3.59 (24 oz.) Baby Bella mushrooms - $3.99 (24 oz. pkg.) *Wholesale clubs keep their prices fairly static. I will update periodically.

*Carnival Foods (Heath, Circleville and Lancaster) Green cabbage - $.19 lb. Russet potatoes - $1.98 (8 lb. bag) Baby Bella stuffer mushrooms - 2 for $5.00 (8 oz. pkg.) Broccoli crowns - $1.68 lb. Snow White cauliflower - 2 for $4.00 Bunch green onions - 10 for $10.00 Red cherries - $3.98 lb. Baby peeled carrots - 2 for $4.00 (1 lb. bag) Avocados - 10 for $10.00 Celery hearts - 2 for $4.00 Store made veggie trays - $3.98 Grape tomatoes - 2 for $4.00 (pint) Tangerines - 2 for $5.00 (3 lb. bags)

*Buehler's Fresh Foods (Delaware) Navel oranges - $5.99 (8 lb. bag) Apples - $.99 lb. (Gala, Red or Golden Delicious) Idaho russet potatoes - $2.99 (8 lb. bag) Earthbound Farm clamshell salads - $2.98 (5 oz. pkg.) Pineapple - $1.99 Yams - $.69 lb. Clementines - $4.99 (5 lb. box) Grape tomatoes - 2 for $3.00

I will update as I get more I formation.

For now happy shopping!

Laurie Dixon, TheBAG Lady