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The Environmental Working Group has put together a list of fruits and vegetables with the least and most amount of pesticides. This is one way to save money. Try to buy the Dirty dozen ORGANIC when possible and buy the clean 15 conventional.

click on the picture below and take a screen shot with your phone so you will have this list when you grocery shop.

Here is a list of the Clean 15 and the Dirty 12.

Dirty Dozen:

Apples
Celery
Tomatoes
Cucumbers
Grapes
Nectarines
Peaches
Potatoes
Spinach
Strawberries
Blueberries
Sweet Bell Peppers
Also: Green beans and kale are moving up on the most sprayed list as well.
Here are the Clean 15, and these are the fruits and veggies that you can eat conventionally because they are not sprayed as heavily with pesticides.

Clean 15:

Onions
Avocado
Sweet Corn (watch for GMO)
Pineapple
Mango
Sweet Peas
Eggplant
Cauliflower
Asparagus
Kiwi
Cabbage
Watermelon
Grapefruit
Sweet Potatoes
Honeydew Melon

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