Organic meats are pricey. I can’t bring myself to spend that kind of money every day. Can you?
But I have been persuaded recently that hormone-free, artificial-preservative-free animal products are important for my family’s health. So I’ve gone on a hunt looking for sources that fit in my budget.
Milk: Aldi’s Friendly Farms brand milk is hormone-free and reasonably priced at about $2.30 a gallon. I buy it.
True organic milk also ensures no pesticide residue or antibiotics, but for our family, that doesn’t justify the higher price. And when I treat us to some fancy-pants milk, I’d much rather get the straight-from-the-farm milk available at farmers markets.
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