13 Apr '11, 6pm

Make Money-Saving Meals with Organic Foods | Sustainablog: Organic is more expensive, right? Not necessarily...

Make Money-Saving Meals with Organic Foods | Sustainablog: Organic is more expensive, right? Not necessarily...

First, unless you have an unusual supermarket, forget about organic supermarket produce. For starters, it’s almost impossible for the consumer to ascertain where the produce in a supermarket comes from. It might have been shipped or trucked in from thousands of miles away, and the price will reflect this. Instead, look for local growers and find local market stalls selling fresh local produce in season. Make friends with your local organic sellers and you will be able to get bargains that most of the city won’t know a thing about! Buy organic eggs which are larger and more nutritious, as well as more full of flavor and natural color. This means you don’t have to add as many other ingredients such as flavoring sachets and expensive seasonings to provide depth to your cooking. Buy organic chickens which are more flavor-packed and which shrink less when cooked, meaning that y...

Full article: http://blog.sustainablog.org/money-saving-meals-organic/

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