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Organic: When to Splurge & When to Save Your Money

There is more talk and evidence appearing all the time that suggests organics are our best choice when shopping for food, namely fruits and vegetables. Because of the amount of pesticides, fertili…

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How to Buy Healthy Food on a Budget (video)

Andrea King-Collier is a journalist, mother and a food activist. She recognizes that eating healthy can seem costly to a busy working parent but in her opinion the benefits are surely worth the extra …

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An Easier Way to Grow Vegetables

When I read the intro to Mel Bartholomew's book, Square Foot Gardening, I encountered the story of my experience a few summers ago. With a zealous, optimistic heart, I helped begin a community garden…

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3 Summer Strategies for (Cheaply) Eating Organic Fruits Year-Round

As I bask in the sunshine at my local farmer's market these days, I feel the slightest twinge of worry, knowing the delightful organic berries, cherries, peaches are not going to last through fall. Bu…

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I do not think we will ever know, far too much money involved

If you don't have the money for organic food, try to sook the vegetables in water (20 min) with a tb…

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