Potatoes and Pesticides


One dollar is what it currently costs for a large 5 lb bag of Russet potatoes at the grocery store – very tempting for a large family on a budget. As much as I love potatoes in all its tator glory, I think I’ll pass on the cheap prices when even potato farmers refuse to eat the very potatoes they harvest because of the large amounts of pesticides used. Hopefully sooner than later, organic prices will become more universal. In the meantime, check for sale prices on sweet potatoes, which are not only good for your health but also contain less pesticides.

This entry was posted in Food and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s