Derived from a list published by the Environmental Working Group.

Buy Organic to Avoid Chemicals

  • Apples
  • Bell peppers
  • Blueberries
  • Celery
  • Cherries
  • Grapes (imported)
  • Kale
  • Nectarines
  • Peaches
  • Potatoes
  • Spinach
  • Strawberries

It’s okay to buy conventional

  • Asparagus
  • Avocado
  • Cabbage
  • Cantaloupe
  • Eggplant
  • Grapefruit
  • Honeydew melon
  • Kiwifruit
  • Mangoes
  • Onions
  • Pineapple
  • Sweet corn
  • Sweet peas
  • Sweet potato
  • Watermelon