Organic Week 2013 / by Alex Boake

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It's Organic Week in Canada! It's the perfect opportunity to find a local event and educate yourself about the benefits of buying organic produce and products. Generally, I try to buy mostly organic produce, especially on things where I'm going to eat the skin, however sometimes the budget just doesn't allow for buying everything organic. In that scenario, you just have to do the best you can...and follow the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fourteen! Yes, I know it's Clean Fifteen technically, but Sweet Corn is on that list and due to GMO concerns, I believe only organic corn should be consumed, if any. Last year I did up some illustrations to give a visual representation of these lists, but I never posted them on my blog. To remedy that fact, here they are!

 If you're in Canada, make sure you check out the Organic Week website to see if there's an event near you.