We often forget how much water is needed to grow everything we eat. For every one pound of chocolate that you eat, 3,180 gallons of water were needed to produce it! That one-pound bag of rice in your pantry…it took 449 gallons of water to grow and process it. How long does it take you to finish off a pound of chocolate? That indulgence took 3,170 gallons of water to produce.
Ep. 3 “How We Grow,” of @MuseumOnMainStreet’s #StoriesFromMainSt podcast, explores how the ways in which we grow our food is impacted by waterways. Listen here: museumonmainstreet.org/podcast #mywaterstory