Lunch while landscaping. What do you pack? And in wha

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by 2 Cycle, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. 2 Cycle

    2 Cycle LawnSite Senior Member
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    Gone are the days when I can no longer not eat a lunch when doing this. Had a day this past summer where i nearly passed out from not eating. So i just was wondering what some of you guys do for lunch, whether you grab subs or pack lunches. Right now i use a plastic lunch box thing and usually pack 2 sandwiches and chips. Bologna seems to be in there more than i would like.
  2. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,338

    We stop at a fast food place. Usually spend half an hour or so to relax, eat, use the restroom, etc.
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  3. ColliCut Land Mgmt

    ColliCut Land Mgmt LawnSite Member
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    +1. If we're really in a hurry we'll do gas station sandwiches.
  4. 2 Cycle

    2 Cycle LawnSite Senior Member
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    I only do fast food as a last resort, not that i don't like it but it seems to knock me out. Just get tired after nailing burgers
  5. exmarkking

    exmarkking LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Bring bananas, oranges, fruit with you and pack a sammich or two, with a gallon of water. You'll feel like a million bucks!
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  6. BeachysLawn

    BeachysLawn LawnSite Senior Member
    from VA
    Messages: 271

    My wife packs my lunch for me in a small blue cooler. It always has a yogurt, bananna, ham or turkey with cheddar cheese sandwich on a potato roll, a string cheese, a couple other fruits or veggies and some type of nuts. I have something to munch on all day for $2.15 total...

    For drink, I buy big cases of water from Sam's that cost $.10 per 20oz bottle of water.
  7. 2 Cycle

    2 Cycle LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 624

    My mom used to cut the crusts off my sandwiches when i was young. Damn i miss those days
  8. Regal Landscapes

    Regal Landscapes LawnSite Member
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    I usually have a sandwich, a gallon of water, an apple, and a bunch of various snacks in my cooler. And whenever on the mowing route we stop for gas at lunchtime and get something cold and usually a sandwich
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  9. ztman

    ztman LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Always have a few pbj sandwiches with you. If you don't have time, or don't want to stop, they are a life saver
  10. kube616

    kube616 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 195

    Someday I pack a couple of sandwiches but most days stop somewhere and sit in their ac and eat. Always bring water and sometimes powerade or two with me. I drink at least half a bottle between yards I had a friend who was working for another company and they had a guy pass out and die on a hot day because he hadn't been drinking and died of heat exhaustion. Gotta eat and drink a lot to stay healthy!

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