Produce and Pesticides: What You Should Know

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  • fruit, vegetables, organic
  • fruit, vegetables, organic
  • fruit, vegetables, organic
  • fruit, vegetables, organic
  • fruit, vegetables
  • healthy eating
  • healthy eating
  • healthy eating
  • healthy eating

Staying Local

If you choose to go organic, try visiting your neighborhood farmer's market or invest in a local farm co-op. The Eat Well Guide is one of many sites geared toward finding local, fresh produce near you. Buying local produce over imported items not only saves money but also reinvests in local businesses. Because local farmers don't have to transport their goods long distances, it's also better for the environment by reducing carbon emissions. (Photo: Phil Walter/Getty Images)