How to cook a drought-tolerant dinner
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 the foods you eat can require a surprising amount of water.
Here is an interactive graphic that allows you to figure out which meals use the most water and which are more drought-friendly.
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