10. June 2011 02:48
Several families I know have infants or young children and wish for them to eat only organic foods. Organic foods are becoming more plentiful in stores as families decide these food products are better for their family. I personally am making the switch over to organic foods for my family, but our pocketbook is definitely seeing the impact. I feel that it is important to prioritize budgets when it comes to making decisions that are better for health. Eating healthier may cost more, but with a little strategy, your bottom line does not have to feel the impact. Here are some ideas for making the switch:
1. Attend local farmer's markets. There are most likely farms near your area that raise and sell organic vegetables, fruit, meats, and other products. The end of the day, some farmers are willing to negotiate on last minute prices. Be respectful and ask if they are willing to sell for a reduced price.
2. Buying in bulk is a large price tag up front, but spread out over many meals can actually save you money.
3. Organic Buying Clubs, like the Organic Buying Club of South Florida, offer their members a way to buy organic products below retail cost.
4. Prioritize what you buy. Loading up on organic processed treats is going to suck a lot of money out of your budget. Purchasing organic baking products may help to stretch out money. Then you can load up on organic fruits and vegetables for a variety of snack options.
5. Hit the web! Today only, Amazon is offering a discounted rate on Earth's Best Smoothies for Kids! Already discounted prices are slashed an additional 15% when you apply coupon code: EBSMOTH3 at checkout. Plus, get an additional 15% off when you sign up for Subscribe & Save.