Salinas Valley’s thriving crops mask fears over area lone water source

LA Times: In this farming valley, often known as "America's salad bowl," the climate is cool and consistent, the soil is fertile, and an abundance of water has allowed a diverse set of crops to flourish. Farmers here produce almost two-thirds of the nation's lettuce and half of its broccoli and celery. One town calls itself the artichoke capital of the world. It is also a place that has seemed to be immune to the state's pervasive drought. For Rick Antle, the shortage in his fields this summer is......

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