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November 15, 2011

Green on a Budget: Is Organic Worth It?

Save money when shopping for organicsThe holidays can strain any budget. As you prepare for the season of feasting and gift-giving, this week's tips will help you maintain your green standards without spending a fortune.

Tip #2: Know your organics.

In an perfect world, you'd always eat organic. But when money's tight, it's worth knowing which fruits and vegetables are coated with the most pesticide residue so that you allot funds accordingly. Save a few bucks by settling for non-organic onions, avocados, cabbage, and watermelons. However, apples, celery, lettuce, and strawberries are among the "dirty dozen," which means you should always spring for the organic kind.

Share your tips: How do you save cash at the market?

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