Good Places to Buy Organic Foods Without Breaking the Bank

Inflation has driven grocery bills up, and for people who want to shop organic, these places can help your wallet.

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Mention organic food to most shoppers and they’ll likely respond that it’s too expensive. For the most part, they’d be right. Because of high inflation, food prices for non-organic foods increased 9.9% in the last year, and the price for organic foods went up even more. 

A recent study from Lending Tree, based on retail pricing data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) found that prices for organic fruits and vegetables rose 13.1% over the last year. Price increases varied among specific foods, with organic strawberries going from $3.08 a pound to $9.99 — a 224.4% increase. 

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Cameron Huddleston
Former Online Editor,

Award-winning journalist, speaker, family finance expert, and author of Mom and Dad, We Need to Talk.

Cameron Huddleston wrote the daily "Kip Tips" column for She joined Kiplinger in 2001 after graduating from American University with an MA in economic journalism.