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My $4.97 Organic Dinner – Who Said Organic is Always So Expensive?

My $4.97 Organic Dinner - Who Said Organic is Always So Expensive?

The one complaint that I always hear is that organic food is so expensive. For the most part, organic food is slightly more expensive. This is because our government subsidizes conventionally-grown food, making the prices artificially low. However, if you shop correctly, organic does not have to break your bank.

Getting Started with Organic
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The one complaint that I always hear is that organic food is so expensive.

For the most part, organic food is slightly more expensive. This is because our government subsidizes conventionally-grown food, making the prices artificially low.

However, if you shop correctly, organic does not have to break your bank. Read more »


Want to Start an Organic Food Co-op in Your Area? Purple Dragon Can Teach You How

Want to Start an Organic Food Co-op in Your Area? Purple Dragon Can Teach You How

While many of us buy our organic food at supermarkets, farmers’ markets or via shares in CSAs, another important avenue is through a co-op. The idea of a co-op is that by pooling the purchases of organic food, a group of people can lower their costs. Co-ops typically have physical locations where you shop, there […]

Getting Started with Organic Organic
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While many of us buy our organic food at supermarkets, farmers’ markets or via shares in CSAs, another important avenue is through a co-op.

The idea of a co-op is that by pooling the purchases of organic food, a group of people can lower their costs.

Co-ops typically have physical locations where you shop, there is a membership fee to join, and a certain number of hours of work is required each month.

If you love the idea of starting a co-op one but don’t have the slightest idea of how to do it, there is help. Purple Dragon, an existing organic food co-op in New Jersey, can show you how. Read more »


New to Organic? – Start with This Inexpensive Breakfast

New to Organic? - Start with This Inexpensive Breakfast

One question that I get a lot is “How should a person get started with organic food?” One complaint I hear a lot is that organic food costs too much. Let me both answer this question and address this complaint with a story. Last week, Brian, a new friend of mine who works on the […]

Getting Started with Organic GMO Organic
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One question that I get a lot is “How should a person get started with organic food?” One complaint I hear a lot is that organic food costs too much.

Let me both answer this question and address this complaint with a story.

Last week, Brian, a new friend of mine who works on the same floor of my office, came to ask me some food-related advice. He wanted to know what he could be doing to eat healthier, as he was “crashing” in the middle of the afternoon. Brian was very concerned that his eating habits were negatively impacting his ability to perform at work, which would impact his ability to make money.

He did not know much about organic and was very concerned about the price. When I started talking about organic food, the first words out of his mouth were “Hey, I don’t make $20,000 per month.”

Brian went on to tell me about the fast-food breakfasts that he had been eating and he didn’t think it was the cause of his problem. Read more »