12 Farm-Grown Foods to Buy Organic

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The Environmental Working Group has named these fruits and vegetables as most likely to have high pesticide residue if grown conventionally.

Whenever possible, purchase organic when you purchase these 12 farm-grown foods.

1. Apples
2. Blueberries (consider planting your own blueberry bushes!)
3. Celery
4. Cucumbers
5. Grapes
6. Lettuce
7. Nectarines
8.  Peaches
9.  Potatoes
10. Spinach
11. Strawberries
12. Sweet Bell Peppers 

Items that can be peeled before eating, such as bananas and oranges, are perfectly safe even if they are sprayed.

— Information provided by Sarah Matheny, author of "More Peas Thank You."