Well kids, it's my favorite time of year - the 2012 EWG Shopper's Guide has been released! It doesn't look like there are any new players; they've just been moved around some.
You can download the list here. (The photo to the left has a link that will enlarge the image, but if you want to download the pdf you should click on this link and not the photo.)
So if, like me, you want to shop responsibly and make your dollars count but can't afford to only buy organic or local fare, use this guide to determine which items to buy organic.
A note on berries. After reading this article that I posted about last year, I do not buy organic berries from any of the big companies. I save those purchases for the Green Market and enjoy them as much as I can for as long as they last, and then I am done until they come into season again.
photo from the EWG website.