Even with this many acres in organic farm production, organic foods are sometimes hard to find at your local grocers. There a few ways to find what you want by shopping at local farmer's markets. This is a great way to find out first hand how your food is being grown and what pesticide practices are being used. According to the Environmental Working Group, the following list are the fruits and vegetable with the least amount of pesticide. These are relatively safe to eat when not grown organically.
14. Sweet Potato
Of the 43 different fruit and vegetable categories tested, these 12 fruits and vegetables had the highest pesticide load, making them the most important to buy or grow organic:
- Sweet bell peppers
- Grapes (imported)