The next best thing to going your own food is to buy at your local Farmers Markets. It not only helps you but those wonderful people out their making a living doing this for you! I love going to the FM it's lots of fun! Your Seasonal Farmers Market Guide
Simple trick to buying perfectly ripe avocados. For a perfectly ripe avocado, start with these tips: First, find a good candidate by selecting avocados that are a very dark green without any obvious indents or smooshy parts. It should be heavy and firm.