The arid climate in Tucson limits rainfall to approximately 12 inches per year, more than half of which falls during the annual monsoon. Brad Lancaster is a community activist who is well known and respected in the rainwater harvesting community.
It’s abundant, nutritious and free and more people are incorporating it into their diets. Prickly pears are native to the deserts of the American continents and were already being used by their indigenous residents when Europeans arrived.
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