When to Buy Organic
I am often asked about the importance of buying organic produce. In other words, is the extra expense always worth it?
Every year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture releases a list of the foods with the highest and lowest levels of pesticides, based on a report from the Pesticide Data Program. They are called the "Dirty Dozen" and the "Clean 15".
Year after year, you will typically see the same items on each of the lists, though in slightly different order. Here are the results from the 2019 report.
The 2019 Dirty Dozen List
The 2019 Clean Fifteen List
Frozen sweet peas