Where do you get your fresh fruits and veggies?

The next time you are hungry, think about where your food comes from.

In 2012, (pre-drought) California was the top ranked producer of the following domestically produced vegetables (% of U.S. Total):

  • Artichokes (99%),
  • Asparagus (50%),
  • Brocolli (95%),
  • Cabbage (21%),
  • Carrots (68%),
  • Cauliflower (87%),
  • Celery (95%),
  • Garlic (97%),
  • Head Lettuce (77%),
  • Leaf Lettuce (85%),
  • Romaine Lettuce (76%),
  • Cantelope (58%),
  • Honeydew (74%),
  • Onions (26%),
  • Bell Peppers (40%),
  • Chili Peppers (54%),
  • Fresh Spinach (71%),
  • Fresh Tomoates (41%),
  • Processed Tomatoes (96%),
  • Almonds (99%),
  • Apricots (91%),
  • Avocados (92%),
  • Raspberries (55%),
  • Strawberries (80%),
  • Dates (82%),
  • Figs (96%),
  • Grapes (90%),
  • Kiwifruit (97%),
  • Lemons (90%),
  • Nectarines (96%),
  • Olives (96%),
  • Peaches (71%),
  • Pistachios (98%),
  • Plums (97%),
  • Tangerines (67%),
  • Walnuts (99%),

What happens to California Ag, affects all of us!

Reposted from June 18, 2012 Facebook Post