There has to be some place cheaper to shop for nuts than at Whole Paycheck, sheesh.
You just need to find it. I also stock up when I do, and freeze the nuts to kill any possible bugs and then store them in a freezer or refrigerator or in the (cool) garage in a sealed container. We have a small spare refrigerator in the garage we bought when our normal sized, expensive one went down for repairs, and use it to store a lot of purchased non perishables. Even if the electricity goes off, it can act as a storage box in winter. I rotate gluten free flours and nuts thru it, and sometimes deals on locally grown fruits or our stuff. Best $200 we've spent. When I see almonds at $3 dollars a pound, we load it up.
LOL yup I call WF Whole Paycheck too...sheesh. Good news is that Trader Joe's is coming and it's going to be right in front of Whole Foods! How funny is that?
I actually have a big freezer. I caved in and bought one last yr. It's filled with meats. DD is sensitive to a lot of meats so I stock up on game meats and meats for us too. I also bake stuff and freeze them. I freeze the nuts too and nut flours. I'm only allowed to use nut flours because I can't tolerate grains.
I've been organic nuts from nutsonline, they're not bad but the shipping is expensive.