California’s crippling drought has prompted conservation efforts, such as replacing grass lawns and minding how long you leave the tap water running. But what about the food on your plate? Agriculture uses 80% of California’s water supply, and producing what you eat can require a surprising amount of water.
Follow the link to see how many gallons of water it takes to produce a meal you eat.
And think about–
The water cost of food waste.
How much extra water is “wasted” when we needlessly overeat.
The high water cost of beef.
The human cost of obesity and the water cost.