Homemade Produce Wash for Your Fruits & Veggies

homemade produce wash
source: Meaghan O’Malley

I’m excited to be contributing regularly to the Plan to Eat blog again, after a hiatus while I worked on the book manuscript, and today I’m sharing several ideas for making your own produce wash:

With growing concern about the safety of conventionally grown fruits and veggies — and the relatively exorbitant prices of organic produce — properly washing produce is an important part of reducing exposure to pesticides, especially for children.

The Environmental Working Group recommends buying the organic variety of the fruits and vegetables on the “dirty dozen” list, but when you don’t buy organic, be sure to use produce wash to remove excess chemicals!

Read more at the Plan to Eat blog…