When I first started buying organic, researching foods, and reading labels, I had a really hard time venturing from my couponing, cheapskate ways, trying to find the best deal on "food," but what I realized quickly was that what we had been buying wasn't really food at all. Sure I could find cheap junk food, cereals with food dye and dangerous additives, and get great deals on fruit straight from other countries, but when I started examing where our food came from and what was in it, I realized that sometimes paying a higher price now is better than paying for it later.
I was introuced to Earthbound Farm Organic in the grocery store when I started shopping wisely. Earthbound Farm Organic has a great guide to shopping on their website, to make green shopping easier. Here are some great tips from the website: