Following the Bees, Weather, and Waterways That U.S. Produce Needs to Thrive

Without pollinators and irrigation infrastructure, the massive output of California ag is at risk.
Jun 29, 2015·
TakePart Staff

Getting food from the farm to your plate is highly dependent on many environmental factors. When drought and a lack of bees come into play, it's harder to grow many crops. With rain-deprived California producing nearly half of the fruits, nuts, and vegetables grown in the U.S., the effect the environment plays on your groceries becomes clearer.