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Instacart Grocery Delivery Service Launches In ND For First Time

Instacart is a fast-growing retail delivery service where shoppers hand pick and deliver items from local stores.

Photos by Paul Flessland and courtesy of Instacart

Instacart is a fast-growing retail delivery service where shoppers hand pick and deliver items from local stores. Starting tomorrow, more than 78,000 households will be able to take part in this service.

Fargo area residents can order from Hornbachers, Costco, Family Fare, Natural Grocers and CVS Pharmacy and have them delivered in as little as one hour. Petco will also be added to this service starting on June 7.

Service areas include Fargo, Harwood, Brooktree Park, Prosper, North River, Reile’s Acres, West Fargo, Fife, Prairie Rose, Pinkham, Frontier, Briarwood, St. Benedict, Horace, Hickson, Oxbow, Comstock, Sabin, Baker, Glyndon, Averill, Moorhead, Dilworth, Oakport and Rustad.

Instacart plans to onboard more than 100 new shoppers, making it an exciting new working opportunity for people in the Fargo-Moorhead area.

“Over the past year we’ve seen incredible demand for this service in North Dakota, specifically in theFargo area,” said Scott Holloway, General Manager at Instacart. “We work with a variety of local retailers to provide the freshest, highest quality groceries to our customers. We’re also excited to build a world class shopper community, where we can offer fun and flexible income earning opportunities for our shoppers, who ultimately deliver this amazing service to the community.”

About Instacart

Instacart helps people cross grocery shopping off their to-do lists with just a few clicks. Founded in San Francisco in 2012, Instacart has quickly scaled to over 255 markets and partnered with retailers across North America, including popular national chains (Albertsons, Kroger, Costco, Loblaw) as well as local, regional grocers (Publix, Wegmans, Schnucks, H-E-B). Instacart is the only grocery service that can meet today’s on-demand lifestyle by delivering in as little as one hour.

#1 How To Place An Order

  • Go to or open the app for Apple or Android devices.
  • Select your city/store, add items to a virtual cart and then choose a delivery window.
    • Within one hour
    • Within two hours
    • Up to five days in advance
  • Check Out

#2 How Your Order Gets Filled

An Instacart shopper accepts the order on his or her smartphone, uses the Instacart app to guide them through shopping and then delivers the order during the designated timeframe.

#3 More Instacart Info To Know

For orders of $35+, the delivery fee is $5.99.

You can also sign up for an Instacart Express membership, which includes unlimited, free same-day delivery on orders of $35+. After a free trial period, Instacart Express membership is $14.99/month or $149/year.

First-time users can enter the code HEYFARGO at checkout to get $20 off an order of $35+, plus a free first-time delivery.

Written by Jessica Kuehn

Jessica Kuehn is the web editor for Spotlight Media. She graduated from Concordia College in Moorhead with a degree in print journalism. When she isn't writing or correcting her and other people's grammar, Jessica is obsessively quoting The Office and reading way too many books.

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