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12:00 pm
Sun August 4, 2013

Produce Wars: The Dirty Dozen Vs. The Clean 15

The Clean 15 are the least pesticide-contaminated fruits and vegetables.
Credit Derek Oyen, Olle Svensson, La Grande Farmers' Market, Alice Henneman, Liz West, Tea With Buzz, Justus Blumer, Wee Keat Chin, Dan, Richard North, Dmansouri, Wally Hartshorn/Flickr-CC

"Organic" has been the buzzword in produce for years, but not everyone has the budget to buy only fruit and vegetables with that certification.

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Harvest Public Media
1:59 am
Mon December 24, 2012

How Much Is Organic Certification Worth?

Schnuck’s produce manager Dave Guthrie unpacks potatoes in the grocery’s Columbia, Mo., store produce department.
Abbie Fentress Swanson Harvest Public Media

The organic farming industry is booming. Since the U.S. Department of Agriculture launched its federal organic certification program in 2002, the number of organic farms has more than doubled.

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