NEW WORK // Avocado Toast
The Walrus Magazine
April 26, 2019
Avocado Toast - Conceptual photo illustration created for The Walrus Magazine.
Conceptualized and created this piece with The Walrus Magazine for the article How NAFTA Changed the Way We Eat.
"Millennials may have popularized avocado toast, but free trade made it a sensation
In 1988, Canada imported 6.9 million kilograms of the fruit, almost all of it from the United States. Back then, you couldn’t just write avocados on your grocery list and expect to find them in a Canadian supermarket. As NAFTA eliminated tariffs and other limits on trade and investment—including America’s ban on Mexican avocados—imports grew more than tenfold. By 2017, Canada was importing almost 80 million kilograms of avocados a year, nearly every one of them from Mexico."
Read more at at thewalrus.ca HERE.