By Alyssa Goldman, Cheapism.com
This is a myth: The quest for cheap organic food is a lost cause. This is a fact: There are many ways to save when buying organic food. Here are six tips.
Prioritize your spending. Consult the Environmental Working Group's "Dirty Dozen Plus" list of 14 fruits and vegetables containing the highest levels of pesticide residues before running to the organic grocery aisle. Limit your organic purchases to apples, celery, sweet bell peppers, peaches, strawberries, imported nectarines, grapes, spinach, lettuce, cucumbers, domestic blueberries, potatoes, green beans, and kale/collard greens.
Related: Top inexpensive refrigeratorsThere are many options for cheap organic food.
Buy the store brand, shop at warehouse clubs. Yes, even grocers (including Safeway, Kroger, and Target) sell their own line of relatively cheap organic food. If you go to a warehouse club, such as Costco, you can purchase organic products in bulk. Buying the house brand rather than the name brand also nets big savings.Read More »from 6 Tips for Finding Cheap Organic Food