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Offline mommie

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Re: Organic vs. Standard produce
« Reply #60 on: July 25, 2008, 01:00:05 PM »
thank you Army Wife! And Hi its Gwen..thanks so much for the red yellow green light thing. I really liked that one too!

yeay for healthiness! :)

Offline snickerdoodle

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« Reply #61 on: October 09, 2009, 10:27:09 AM »
OK... this is silly, and not really educational or anything... but I thought it was fun.  Feel free to delete if it is unwelcome HB. :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVrIyEu6h_E

Offline 4myhoonie

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Re: Organic vs. Standard produce
« Reply #62 on: October 09, 2009, 03:26:08 PM »
OK... this is silly, and not really educational or anything... but I thought it was fun.  Feel free to delete if it is unwelcome HB. :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVrIyEu6h_E

cute! very funny!
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Offline homesteadmommy

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Re: Organic vs. Standard produce
« Reply #63 on: October 09, 2009, 03:54:22 PM »
I don't know if this helps any of you or not but Azure standard has just started a drop route here in the Midwest. I am finding that there prices for organic produce is really not more expensive than the produce from Wal-Mart - especially if you have someone in your co-op that will split cases with you.  It is has been such a wonderful option for our family - a way to get good nutritious food without bursting the budget. Just thought I would share that with you. If you want more info on Azure you can browse their website or call to find out exactly where the drop route is going. I also have some contact info I could share with you.

Offline 4myhoonie

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Re: Organic vs. Standard produce
« Reply #64 on: October 10, 2009, 08:29:34 AM »
I don't know if this helps any of you or not but Azure standard has just started a drop route here in the Midwest. I am finding that there prices for organic produce is really not more expensive than the produce from Wal-Mart - especially if you have someone in your co-op that will split cases with you.  It is has been such a wonderful option for our family - a way to get good nutritious food without bursting the budget. Just thought I would share that with you. If you want more info on Azure you can browse their website or call to find out exactly where the drop route is going. I also have some contact info I could share with you.

i'm interested in more info, not seeing prices on their site.  where are you at? i'm in Iowa. thanks!
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Offline Ejet

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Re: Organic vs. Standard produce
« Reply #65 on: November 23, 2009, 09:45:41 PM »
Please forgive me if the info is somewhere.. I looked ::), but may have missed it. Is there a wash (maybe that you could make) that would better (safely) wash the fruits and veggies that do not have to be organic? I worry about the pesticides, too..

Offline ladyhen

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Re: Organic vs. Standard produce
« Reply #66 on: November 24, 2009, 05:22:26 AM »
Please forgive me if the info is somewhere.. I looked ::), but may have missed it. Is there a wash (maybe that you could make) that would better (safely) wash the fruits and veggies that do not have to be organic? I worry about the pesticides, too..

There are 'green' produce washes for sale at many natural and regular grocery stores. 
I use either a soak in water with 1 tsp. each of baking soda and salt dissolved in it.  Soak for half an hour or more and then rinse.
Or, I use a bit of natural soap to scrub my produce and then rinse.
This takes care of surface dirt or pesticides (most have a petrochemical carrier). 
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