Yes, National Avocado Day Is a Thing—Here’s How We’re Celebrating

Yes, National Avocado Day Is a Thing—Here’s How We’re Celebrating

This July 31, take your appreciation of the tasty green fruit to the next level.

Avocado-lovers in the United States have botanist and plant explorer David Fairchild to thank for introducing the beloved fruit-bearing tree, which is native to Mexico and Central America, to the country in the early 1900s. (If that fact intrigues you, I highly recommend this engrossing biography on the globetrotting food explorer.) In celebration of the avocado in all its green goodness, we bring you some themed home decor, clothing, and other accessories that honor the fruit—also called an "alligator pear" or "butter fruit"—that people around the world love to its core. 

Ilex Studio Avocado Vase
Weird to think we usually only see about half of an entire plant above the ground, while the interweaving, ever changing system of roots grows in every direction beneath the surface.
Avoplast Straws - 50 Count
Made in Mexico from agro-waste from guacamole production.  60% Biodegrades in approximately 240 days with normal amounts of water and heat, or in landfill conditions. What remains will fully degrade within 1-2 years.
Innit Designs Acapulco Chair
The Innit Designs Acapulco Chair is cool in more ways than one. Based on the original 1950s design, it has an open and airy yet ergonomic and supportive open weave vinyl seat inspired by traditional Mayan hammock weaving techniques.
Avocado Green Mattress
Our natural hybrid latex mattress features GOLS organic certified latex, 100% GOTS organic certified wool, 100% GOTS organic certified cotton and up to 1,414 individually pocketed support coils arranged in 5 strategic zones. A GOTS organic certified product.
OXO Good Grips 3-in-1 Avocado Slicer
Perfect for all those avocado toast lovers out there, this slicer splits, pits and slices your avos with complete ease.
East Fork Side Plate
This is your plate for your morning avocado toast, appetizer salads, or a slice of pie a la mode. They make a great lunch plate for you or dinner plate for kids. Nests perfectly between East Fork Cake Plates and Dinner Plates.
Kiehl's Creamy Eye Treatment With Avocado
A nourishing eye cream that gently moisturizes your delicate undereye area. Formulated with avocado oil, this rich treatment smoothes onto the eye area for rich hydration. It features a creamy texture that does not migrate into your eyes.
Cold Hardy Avocado Tree
There’s a lot to love when it comes to this nutritious and delicious fruit. And now you can grow your own avocados, right at home. How? Enter the Cold Hardy Avocado Tree.  Most avocado trees need warm, tropical-like weather to thrive.
Chef'n Avoquado Prep Tool
An essential for the avocado lover, this inventive 4-in-1 gadget cuts, pits, slices, and scoops avocados of all sizes, making guacamole, avocado toast, and summer salads a breeze.
Glow Recipe Avocado Melt Sleeping Mask
A creamy sleeping mask formulated with avocado, honey, and PHA to deeply moisturize dry, dull skin overnight.
Ware of the Dog Avocado Stuffed Dog Toy - Set of 2
Two happy and squishy sides of an avocado handcrafted from boiled wool will make your millennial pup paws-itively joyful.
Louis Poulsen PH 5 Mini Pendant
The PH 5 Mini Pendant by Louis Poulsen was designed by Poul Henningsen in 1958 to create glare-free light. With multiple finishes to choose from, hanging the pendant anywhere is easy. The pendant uses three shades.

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Top photo by Irene Kredenets on Unsplash.

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