This morning I picked fresh strawberries and used them on the salad we had for lunch, they were delicious.
I planted the strawberries partly because they were on the dirty dozen list a couple of years ago. The Dirty Dozen list is part of an yearly manual released by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) showing which fruits and vegetables have the most – and the fewest – pesticides. This list helps us, the consumers determine which produce is worth the extra cost to buy organic when it’s not possible to buy organic EVERYTHING.
So I thought I should share the dirty dozen list (which is really 14 foods) with you today. They are:
sweet bell peppers
snap peas (imported)
kale / collards
Pretty much everything I love to eat!
Keep this list in mind when you do your grocery shopping and try to buy organic varieties whenever you can.
Tomorrow I’ll share the clean 15.