You might have heard about the California drought in the news lately. California and neighboring states in the southwest (where I’m from) have been suffering years from a prolonged fresh water shortage.
Last week, Governor Brown took the time to talk with the LA Times about the water crisis.
You can watch it all here:
Gov. Brown states that one of the best things we can do is to eat veggie burgers, rather than burgers made from beef. Producing a single burger requires thousands of gallons of water. Rather than pouring our all of our precious water into the beef industry, we can stretch it much farther by choosing a plant-based diet.