After 20 Years, a Billion Dollars Spent On Washington State Salmon Programs, Fish Still Declining

The 2018 State of the Salmon report by the Governor’s Salmon Recovery Office is a sobering read: Across the state, and in its jewel, Puget Sound, salmon are struggling to survive despite efforts of every kind to prevent extinction.

Summer Holidays Spark Avocado Sales Boom

January 7, 2019 Hass Avocado Board

“Avocados are being added to traditional summer fare including burgers and salads,” explains Emiliano Escobedo, executive director of the Hass Avocado Board. “We’re also seeing avocados show up in fresh new ways, such as in refreshing ice pops. Shoppers look for unique and delicious healthy options for summer holidays and Hass avocados are a perfect addition.”

Big Price Spikes Ahead for Vegetables in Canada

The average Canadian family will pay about 400 dollars more for groceries and roughly 150 dollars more for dining out next year, an annual food price report predicts.