It seems like almost every day I have a discussion with someone about the cost of organic produce and food. With many children, teachers and staff heading back to the classroom I thought it would be the perfect time to post this.
This is my go to list from Environmental Working Group
If the cost of
organic produce does not fit into your budget or isn’t available in your neighborhood
here is a list of the “Clean 15” fruits and vegetables. The following is a list
of vegetables and fruits with the lowest pesticide residues, which was posted
by the Environmental Working Group on their
Here is their
list of the “Clean 15”:
3. Sweet Corn
6. Sweet Peas
14. Sweet Potato
15. Honeydew Melon
The Dirty Dozen posted by the Environmental Working Group
Now for the list of the “dirty dozen” that you should spend your hard earned money on. Recommended by the Environmental Working Group here is the list of vegetables and fruits with the highest pesticide residues. Let’s go shopping!
Here is the list
of the “Dirty Dozen”:
Organic Blue Potatoes
7. Bell Peppers
10. Kale/Collard Greens
Hmmm what about tomatoes? I will need to do some research, of course home grown is always best... Have you seen this list before and what are your thoughts?
Just cook something! Cheers! Kary~