happy cow logoVeganism And The Drought, August 2015

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“Did you know that cutting just one beef hamburger out of your diet can save 1,300 gallons of water? Maybe you did, but a lot of people don’t. Here in California, we’re suffering from a severe drought that will likely change our state forever. If you’re yawning and dismissing this as unimportant because you’re not from this increasingly arid state, think again. Nearly half the fruits, vegetables, and nuts grown in the United States come from California. Drought means scarcity and scarcity means higher prices for everyone from Massachusetts to Oklahoma.”

Read the whole article, Veganism And The Drought here.

Learn more about Karen Fiorito’s project, Got Drought?, here.