Here are tips to make buying and preparing organic food easier in challenging economic times. For the last few years, many Albertans have experienced challenging economic situations. If you’re a vegan, vegetarian, or meat eater who prefers to shop organic, there are ways to rise above any restrictions of a low budget. Whether you’re on a fixed income, employment insurance, using up a severance package or your savings, there are strategic ways to buy and prepare organic food. Read Buying organic food on a budget.