For $1 you get 10 – blueberries, that is…

One dollar's worth of early season organic blueberries from California

Photographer Jonathan Blaustein captures the value of what we eat, economically and to some degree nutritionally, in a collection called The Value of a Dollar.

Said Blaustein, “[A] lot of this project was really about shopping. It was about consuming. Shopping is the American way… The fact that healthy food has become the luxury item in many ways, I think is something I’m trying to draw people’s attention to.”

Read the transcript of Kai Ryssdal’s November 19 NPR interview with Blaustein here.