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Grow and Sell Organic Produce


If you've got a green thumb, why not grow your own produce? It will save you money at the grocery and be a great addition to your family's diet. One of our readers points out that homegrown produce is also a great way to earn some extra money at a farmer's market or your local farm stand. Fancy lettuces, greens, and herbs all command good prices, especially if they are organic.

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September 1, 2014



Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.


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