Your Winter Veggies: Brought to You by California's Last Drops of Water

"California's drought-plagued Central Valley hogs the headlines, but two-thirds of your winter vegetables come from a different part of the state. Occupying a land mass a mere eighth the size of metro Los Angeles, the Imperial Valley churns out about two-thirds of the vegetables eaten by Americans during the winter."

Source: Mother Jones, 05/07/2015

"California Water Plan Has Less Money for Environmental Restoration"

"A controversial plan to divert water from above a key California watershed, pushed hard by Governor Jerry Brown as a vital new anchor for the state's drought-parched water system, would involve far less environmental restoration than initially proposed under changes announced on Thursday."

Source: Reuters, 05/01/2015


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