Sunday, February 1, 2015

Grapes Of Wrath,Paso Robles,California:Harvard buys up water rights in drought-hit wine country

Paso Robles,California:Harvard buys up water rights in drought-hit wine country

Farm labour: The grapes of wrath, again | The Economist
The Economist
Sep 8, 2005 - THE heat is relentless, with the summer sun baking California's San ... from almonds to walnuts, and leads the nation in 75 of them (almost all of ... has changed since John Steinbeck published “The Grapes of Wrath” in 1939.

But almonds and other tree nuts, the main focus of my article, aren't the only commodities ...

Almonds Are Sucking California Dry

GOOD Magazine-Jan 21, 2015Share
Amy Poehler responded to her Harvard roasters right back (and it was ... One year of almond production in California uses roughly the same ..

  1. The Dark Side of Almond Use - The Atlantic

    The Atlantic
    Aug 28, 2014 - This follows a massive study released last fall from Harvard that ...California's almonds constitute a lucrative multibillion dollar industry in a ...

  1. Harvard buys up water rights in drought-hit wine country

    Reuters-Jan 22, 2015Share
    "Is Harvard going to keep pumping ground water, or cut back on ... Dana Merrill, who owns a vineyard services firm near Paso Roblesand sold ...

  2. Harvard Buys Heavily Into Drought-Stricken Paso Robles Wine ...

    AllGov-Jan 23, 2015
    Harvard University has invested a good-sized chunk of its $36-billion endowment fund in the Paso Robles wine region. News reports nearly a ...

  3. Harvard is Buying Up Vineyards in Drought-Ridden California Wine ...

    Mother Jones-Jan 31, 2015
    Harvard University's famed $36 billion endowment fund, the biggest of any US ... And wines from grapes grown in Paso Robles should have no ...
  4. Why Harvard owns 10000 acres of California vineyards

    Vox-Jan 27, 2015
    Harvard now owns more than 10,000 acres, making it one of the top 20 growers in California's Paso Robles wine region, according to Reuters.
  5. Water shortage spurs string of tri-county drought dilemmas

    Pacific Coast Business Times-Jan 30, 2015
    Brodiaea Inc., owned by the $36 billion endowment fund for Harvard ... has become one of the Top 20 growers in the Paso Robles region.
  6. Harvard Buys Up Water Rights in Parched Southern California Wine ...

    The Daily Meal-Jan 26, 2015
    Did you know that Harvard University is now one of the largest ... about 10,000 acres of land in the Paso Robles wine region since 2012, ...

  7. Bernal poised to lead UK baseball (subscription)-Jan 27, 2015
    A 2010 All-state selection out of Paso Robles High School in Paso ... Cornell and Harvard, Bernal decided to pass them up to achieve his true ...

  8. Harvard investors buying up local vineyards

    Paso Robles Daily News-Apr 16, 2014
    With the California wine market on a cyclical upswing, HarvardManagement ... Water levels in the Paso Robles Groundwater Basin have fallen ...

    Reuters-Jan 22, 2015
    BOSTON - Harvard University has quietly become one of the biggest grape growers in California's drought-stricken Paso Robles wine region, ...

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