What Turkey, Football, and Beer Have In Common (It's not just Thanksgiving)

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What Turkey, Football, and Beer Have In Common (It's not just Thanksgiving)

by James Epstein-Reeves
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What Turkey, Football, and Beer Have In Common (It's not just Thanksgiving)

by James Epstein-Reeves

In the upcoming days, millions of tables across the United States will be covered in layers of turkey, cranberry sauce, and stuffing. Undoubtedly, many bottles of wine, beer, and champagne will be imbibed in a celebration of uniting family and giving thanks. Moreover, from the local high school gridirons to the television broadcast of National Football League matches – games will be won or lost, all to the elated joy or consternation of millions of fans and cheerleaders. One thing, beside the traditional holiday of Thanksgiving, unites these foods, drinks and football: the importance of water.

According to Water.org, agriculture uses approximately 70% of fresh water. Without water, the turkey at the table would never arrive and human existence simply wouldn’t be possible; never mind football games.

So what? That’s nothing new, right?  Well, the oncoming water crisis is going to make... [click here to read the entire article]

Keywords: CSR | Sustainability | Thanksgiving | water

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