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Keep Bugs at Bay For Less

This summer, keep bugs away without overspending on pricey sprays and lotions. Here's how to save while keeping pests at bay.

Should You Splurge on Organic Eggs?

Are organic eggs worth the extra cost? Find out whether you should splurge on the more expensive variety or stick with the conventional kind here.

Understanding Chicken Labels

Buying a chicken isn't as easy as it used to be. Here's what the many different labels really mean and how to ensure you're getting what you're paying for.

Get the Biggest Bang for Your Organic Food Buck

Buying organic can be confusing, especially if you're trying to prioritize on a frugal food budget. Should you spend extra on pesticide-free fruits and veggies? Or hormone- and antibiotic-free meat? We went to the experts to find out how to maximize the health value of your organic food budget.

Local Food Movement Gives Small Farms a Big Boost

The locavore, or local food, movement is gaining momentum, driven in part by recent food scares. Across the country, small, local farms are tapping into a growing market by selling meat and produce to health-conscious consumers and choosy restaurant chefs.

Organic Egg Sellers Scramble to Keep Up With New Demand

The recall of half a billion eggs potentially tainted by salmonella has scared the bejesus out of U.S. consumers, who are showing an increasing willingness to pay higher prices for safer eggs. Organic and premium egg producers now say they are stretching to keep up with rising demand.

The Slow Money Movement Takes Root

Taking a page from the playbook of the slow food movement -- which argues that fast food will ruin your health, local culture, and the environment -- the Slow Money Alliance suggests that "fast money" is doing the same thing.

Whole Foods expanding to Scotland

Whole Foods is going global. Due to the success of its ability to target the health conscious in the United States, Canada, and UK, Whole Foods is...

Eat organic? Pay less in L.A.

Angelenos may live in a state with the worst budget crisis of the moment, but at least they pay less for organic groceries than other big cities. At...

Safeway's private label goes public

Safeway (NYSE: SWY) is out to prove that the term "private label" is up for a revised, new and improved, economy edition. The chain yesterday...