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Grow These Fruits & Veggies to Avoid the Pesticides on Store Bought Varieties

by Fern on December 11, 2009

in Fruits & Vegetables,Popular

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If the reason–or one of the reasons–you want to grow your own fruits and veggies is to avoid the harsh chemicals used to produce those pristine vegetables and fruits you see in the supermarket, then you can get the most bang for your garden space by focusing on these fruits and vegetables. That’s because these are the plants that commercial growers use the most pesticides and other bad-for-you, bad-for-the-environment chemicals to grow.

Fruits

Vegetables

This list came from the Environmental Working Group. They have an iPhone app so that you’ll have their list with you at the grocery store. Pretty nifty!

How do you pick which edibles to plant in your garden?

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