The news that Amazon is buying Whole Foods has everyone atwitter.
Perhaps the mammoth company that delivers nearly everything except babies will now make those pesky supermarket food runs obsolete too.
What could be better than, say, having fresh milk delivered right to your home?
Jeff Bezos, meet Marty McFly. And both you guys, meet the milkman.
Back in the day, Westport was awash in milkmen. Ferris (on North Morningside), Wade’s, Clover Farms* — they and many other local dairies brought milk straight to your doorstep. Sometimes, they’d even put it in your
Sounds like a great idea whose time has come.
And come again.
If that works, maybe we can also ask doctors to come to our homes too.
I’ve got just the name too. We could call them “house calls.”
*Never heard of Clover Farms? That’s because it turned into a slightly larger business called Stew Leonard’s. You know — “the worlds largest dairy store.” They don’t use an apostrophe — but they do sell cashmere.