POPSUGAR Food Poll Poll: How Do You Clean Produce? How Do You Clean Produce? by Food 5/04/09 0 Shares Like us on Facebook Source Read More Cleaning ProduceProducePoll Get inspired with our daily newsletter Love and Sex DIY Home Food Tech Vegetarian Sign up with By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR. aimeeb 6 years Just water. :) 7showgirl7 6 years I rinse fruit and vegetables with water and vinegar it helps kill germs. Infinitystune 6 years Plain water. my fiancees grandpa uses soap and water, as does his mom I believe. I've actually never heard of a veggie brush, but its something I might look into. Kimpossible 6 years Rinse it in water and then dry it in my salad spinner. If it's really gritty I fill the sink with cold water, let the greens soak for a min. or two while the dirt and sand sink to the bottom, then dry it in my salad spinner. opentypeA 6 years I rinse it and rub it a little with my hands. Otherwise, I let it be. A little dirt is good for the immune system...right? ;-) Modus-Vivendi 6 years I just rinse. Life's too short. Spectra 6 years I mix up a solution of baking soda and water and put it in a spray bottle. I spritz it on and rub it around for a while and then rinse it off well. It gets rid of pesticides. And for my garden produce, I soak them in the solution for a few minutes to get all the dirt, grit, and occasional slug off of my fruit and veggies. HoneyBrown1976 6 years Plain water! mamasitamalita 6 years wash things in water, unless they're mushrooms -- just wipe off the dirt and move on bluebellknoll 6 years I always rinse produce with water but I will use a veg brush on root veggies. It really makes a huge difference. Dana18 6 years I rinse with water then dry. Grapes I soak in salt water and then rinse. I heard this help take off some of the pesticides. starangel82 6 years I said other because it depends on the produce. I usually rinse most things, but some things I'll take a scrubber brush to. ilanac13 6 years i rinse veggies and fruit in water. i know that there are a lot of products out there that are supposedly better, but at what cost ya know? those products are at times kind of expensive. mudnessa 6 years i do at least one of all of those depending on what i can find and what i am cleaning and how much time i have or dont have. Soniabonya 6 years It depends on the produce. If it has a hard or thick surface, like a potato or carrot, I wash and use a veggie scrub, especially if it just came from the garden. If it has a soft skin like tomatoes or lettuce, then I give it a good rinse and wipe down to get any possible dirt off.