While it's always best to choose food that is grown without pesticides and chemical fertilizers, they do cost more and may be unaffordable to some. Check out the Environmental Working Group's Clean 15 and Dirty Dozen list to know which foods, conventionally grow, are safe to eat, and which to buy organic. Save all your clean veggie scraps to make into healthy and nutritious broths. Check out your local farmers markets!! Buying wholesome food, that is locally and ethically grown, supports our local economy.