Are you wanting to prepare healthier meals for yourself and your family? Are you wanting to avoid processed foods, preservatives and additives and chemicals? Have you thought about going to an organic diet? An organic diet would accomplish the things we just discussed.
Many people avoid going the organic route because of the expense that comes with buying organic groceries. Truthfully though, that doesn’t always have to be the case.
Here are a couple of easy tips for you to save on your next organic grocery purchase:
Coupons. I know, I know I harp on this a lot but seriously there are a lot of coupons available out there for organic products of all kinds. You can simply do a Google search for organic coupons, or you can go to the websites of your favorite products to search for coupons there. Plus, don’t forget to check your store memberships for coupons. Lastly if you can’t find any coupons or you simply want more, you can actually write to the companies of your favorite products and ask them if they are willing to send out coupons to you. (This goes toward any products, not just organic.)
Pick your own. If you have the ability to pick and/or grow your own produce do it! This is hands-down the cheapest, easiest and best way to get your hands on organic food. When you grow your own foods, you know exactly what has gone into it, how it was grown and what’s pesticides or lack thereof were used. I have a garden that I typically grow vegetables in in the spring and summer and I love it!
Shop farmers markets and stands. You will often find great deals on local, organic produce and other foods by shopping at farmers markets and food stands.
Discount Grocery Stores. Certain discount grocers such as Aldi, Trader Joe’s, Grocery Outlet and more have great deals on organic produce and other organic items.
The point is, on a wide-scale basis you can eat an organic diet without really affecting your household budget, you just have to be willing to look for the deals.
Do you eat organic foods? How have you found discounts on it?