There are hundreds of varieties of avocado, but the Hass is by far the most popular. It has a special relationship with California, which grows over 90% of avocados grown in the U.S., most recently around 350 million pounds a year.
Los Angeles native Chicano musician and activist Rubén Funkahuatl Guevara — known perhaps most famously for his work with Frank Zappa — says his artistry has been “as much a spiritual calling as it was political.”
China is executing a master plan to dominate world football, pumping billions of dollars into buying up foreign players, coaches and entire European clubs, and grooming new generations of its own young stars.
The potato not only represented a hope for a different kind of food future in 1664 for England, but it also made so many more individual futures possible, providing food where there otherwise would have been none.
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday morning to two champions of women’s rights who have built their careers fighting sexual violence: physician Denis Mukwege and human rights activist Nadia Murad.