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When readers ask me how to save money on organic produce, my first answer is to know the current Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen. In fact, I shared these three resources with Crumbs readers in this week’s newsletter:
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When readers ask where’s the best place to shop for organic produce, my answer is, “it depends.”
Farmers markets are great for finding local produce that you won’t find anywhere else. If you’re visiting a certified organic market, you’re guaranteed that everything you see is grown and harvested using organic methods. It’s a beautiful, clean feast for your eyes and belly! Unfortunately, it’s not always so cut and dry when you’re shopping for organic produce at a grocery store.
Sometimes, I wish I was Cajun. They have cool accents and get to say things like “bayou” and “crayfish” without sounding weird. Their ability to make those deep, flavorful Cajun dishes comes naturally… plus they eat spicy food like it’s their business.
I love spicy food.
They live in the swamp and own boats because that’s how you get around on the river. Sometimes their house IS a boat! How cool is that?! And in my own mind, they eat a lot of seafood too.
I love seafood.
And I love it even more when it’s affordable!
Finding a good deal on seafood that wasn’t raised in a pond pumped with hormones and antibiotics is a big treat around here and doesn’t happen too often. Apparently, I’m not alone. From the comments you guys left when we talked about our food coming from China, it’s tough finding quality seafood just about anywhere these days.