Apples Top EWG’s Dirty Dozen | Environmental Working Group

This just in from Environmental Working Group (EWG): Washington, D.C. – Apples top the Environmental working Group’s annual Dirty Dozen™ list of most pesticide-contaminated produce, followed by strawberries, grapes and celery. Other fresh fruits and vegetables on the new Dirty Dozen list, a part of EWG’s 2013 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce™ are peaches, spinach, sweet…

Free Fruit? Forage Away!

Found this cool site, Falling Fruit (www.fallingfruit.org) that uses a map (like Google maps) to cite locations of fruits and veggies that are FREE to forage – around the world! There’s also a description which includes information about the best season to do your plucking, and a link to the US Dept of Agriculture’s website,…