- Me: Are your vegetables organic?
- Farmer: No, sorry.
- Me: That’s too bad.
- Farmer: It’s really expensive to get certified, you know.
- Me: Ok, well what pesticides do you use, exactly?
The conversation quickly goes over my head. By now I’m also getting dirty looks for holding up the line. Sheesh, all I wanted to know is if these sweet potatoes are worth the slightly higher price compared to those at the neighboring stand. Isn’t there an easier way to differentiate the quality of the products at the different stands? Why yes, there is a better question. And one whose answer you can judge in 5 seconds or less. Continue reading