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National Avocado Day

Avocados, Guacamole Dip

About National Avocado Day

When is National Avocado Day? This holiday is always celebrated on July 31

It’s National Avocado Day. The objective of this July 31 holiday is to celebrate and enjoy avocados, and to understand their rich history. Model Meals, the organization that created this special holiday, did so to “advocate the infinite health benefits of the avocado berry”. Yes, they are a fruit, considered a berry, and a pretty big one at that. Celebrating National Avocado Day is a healthy decision. Avocados are healthy, as they are rich in vitamins, are high in fiber, and help to lower blood cholesterol.

This fruit goes way back in time. They are native to south and central Mexico. Avocados were first harvested 8,000 – 10,000 B.C. Avocados can be eaten raw or cooked. They are an ingredient in a wide variety of recipes. They are most popular used in dips and guacamole. Avocados are also used in recipes for salads, smoothies, salsa, hummus, and even cheesecake.

Are you a gardener or like indoor houseplants? Many people take the pit and grow avocado plants indoors as a houseplant….. until they get too tall. How to grow avocado from the pit (the seed).

Did You Know? On Superbowl Sunday, fans consume over 53 million pounds of avocados. They are consumed primarily in dips and hummus.

How to Celebrate and Participate in National Avocado Day

Here are some ways to celebrate and participate in National Avocado Day:

  • Make an avocado salad.
  • Make guacamole dip.
  • Start an avocado plant from the pit.
  • See how many ways you can add it to the foods you eat today.

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History and Origin of National Avocado Day

National Avocado Day was created by Cammille May and Danika Brysha from the organization Model Meals in California

The date was selected, as it is the peak of Avocado season in California.

We did not find any documentation confirming this to be a “National” day. We found no congressional records or presidential proclamation. Let’s change that! Write to your local congressperson to request a congressional resolution to make this a true national day.

Definition of “National” Days – and why it is so important to distinguish and identify true national days.

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