|Visiting the local farm from which we buy much of our organic produce.|
In many cases, going green is totally compatible with being frugal. Our consumerist culture has gotten us into a lot of trouble with chemicals and climate, and you can take a large step in a greener direction simply by buying less. In part 1 of the series "The Cost of Going Green" I described a number of ways to save money while going green.
But sometimes being green does cost more money. For example, organic and natural food usually cost more money than conventional food. Below are some ideas to make greening your food more affordable (I wish I did all of these, but I don't. I'm working on it):