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Can Quinoa Farming Go Global Without Leaving Andeans Behind?

Can Quinoa Farming Go Global Without Leaving Andeans Behind?

| August 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

At a “quinoa summit” this week, farmers from around the world are trading tips on how to turn this ancient Andean grain into a large-scale crop. Some Andean farmers who currently grow quinoa are asking, “What happens to us?”

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Your Love Of Quinoa Is Good News For Andean Farmers

Your Love Of Quinoa Is Good News For Andean Farmers

| July 17, 2013 | 3 Comments

Despite reports to the contrary, the global quinoa boom has not put the superfood out of reach for the people in Bolivia and Peru who grow it — though it has raised prices. And these farmers want consumers to know that overall, the world’s love affair with quinoa is raising their standard of living.

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