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California Olives in A Drought

September 25, 2015

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California is in the middle of a historic drought, but nearly half a million olive trees are thriving in the state. What’s more, the trees have been planted on land previously used to grow crops that required thousands of gallons of water. Read more from The Plate, National Geographic’s food blog.  

Photo credit: California Olive Ranch

Thoreau on September

Sunset on Dahlias