Not guacamole! But because it takes 72 gallons of water to make just one pound of avocados (that’s about 2 medium avocados) they could be extinct sooner than we think. To put 72 gallons of water into perspective, that’s approximately four American showers.
80% of avocados are actually grown in California, and as I’m sure you’re aware, they’re experiencing a drought. Obviously, this makes growing avocados incredibly difficult and expensive. An avocado farmer named Charley Wolk said in an interview that “the avocado’s native environment is tropical, and we’re growing them in a desert”.