Organic Thanksgiving on a Limited Budget

Tips from the Organic Consumers’ Association:

1) Be strategic in your organic purchases: Focus on replacing the “Dirty Dozen” fruits and vegetables (those with the most pesticide residues) with organic alternatives: apples, bell peppers, celery, cherries, grapes, lettuce, nectarines, peaches, pears, potatoes, spinach, and strawberries.

2) Host a potluck: Have your guests share a fair portion of the burden of expenses, and you can have more time to focus on providing a nice atmosphere.

3) Buy less food: About a quarter of food from Thanksgiving meals ends up being wasted.

4) Use smaller plates: Large plates result in people taking more food than they can eat.


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I am a father of six who is trying to do his best! My interests are varied. I have one blog, KnowTea, that is primarily focused on liturgy and worship and another one, Bengtsson's Baking, that is about, well, baking! I hope you enjoy both of them, and if you have any questions, please contact me!
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4 Responses to Organic Thanksgiving on a Limited Budget

  1. Cap'n Whook says:

    Yes, but make sure your guests get back that $%&^*!@#!! Tupperware in which they brought their contribution, or you’ll hear about it for the rest of your life. 🙂

  2. cancerman says:

    I heard the pilgrims actually just dashed out to Krystal.

  3. Cap'n Whook says:

    So the Pilgrims invented the pickle flip game, who knew!

  4. RevJATB says:

    If the Pilgrims had had Tupperware, so many of them wouldn’t have died that first winter. If they’d had Krystal, more of them would have died!

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