Would you like to keep your fruits fresh longer? Here’s how: The secret is in the vinegar and lemon. Next time you come from the farmers market with a bag of berries, try this fruit wash recipe. Works great on veggies too! 10 parts water 1 part vinegar or apple cider vinegar 2 drops lemon essential oil Mix together and dump fruit in mixture. Swirl it around, drain and refrigerate. Vinegar can kill mold spores or other kind of bacteria from the surface of the fruit. Lemon is a natural purifier and cleanser. This will keep your fruit fresh for another week or so.