Dirty Dozen + Clean Fifteen

Bring this list with you whenever you hit up the Grocery Store or Farmers Market!

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Clean Fifteen

These fruits + veggies have the least amount of pesticides on them, no need to buy organic unless you prefer it:

  • Avocados

  • Sweet Corn

  • Pineapple

  • Cabbage

  • Onions

  • Sweet Frozen Peas

  • Papayas

  • Asparagus

  • Mangos

  • Eggplants

  • Honeydew Melons

  • Kiwis

  • Cantaloupe

  • Cauliflower

  • Broccoli

Dirty Dozen

These dozen are dirty because they have more pesticide residue on them, try to buy these produce organic when possible:

  • Strawberries

  • Spinach

  • Nectarines

  • Apples

  • Grapes

  • Peaches

  • Cherries

  • Pears

  • Tomatoes

  • Celery

  • Potatoes

  • Sweet Bell Peppers (+ hot peppers)

*According to EWG’s 2018 produce shopping guide

Emily Johnson