Salad Bowl to Dust Bowl?

In his first major interview since becoming U.S. Energy Secretary, Steven Chu did not ‘mince’ words with regards to the status of California’s agriculture.  The state is in its third year of drought, which is compounded by higher global temperatures preventing snow accumulation.  That runoff is what feeds our rivers and reservoirs, ultimately leaving our farms high and dry.  With California as a producer of half of all U.S. vegetables, the future of our food chain could be severely impacted by the end of this century. How can we help? Click to continue reading »