Americans are paying nearly 40 percent more for vegetables this year than in 2021 - and experts blame climate change and the nation's ongoing inflation.

A new report from Bloomberg states the increase in cost is due to states that grow fresh produce seeing water cuts because of drought and storms destroying crops.

Arizona, which produces 90 percent of leafy greens in the US, experienced its worst drought in 1,200 years due to dramatically low water levels in the Colorado River.

Farmers in the state will not find relief with the new year, as government officials are set to reduce Arizona's water intake from the Colorado River by 21 percent starting January 1.... Read More: Daily Mail