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Who Grows Our Food: The Fair Trade Quinoa Farmers of the Altiplano

Ellen Kanner | Posted 08.24.2013 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Families have been growing quinoa here for thousands of years, and for natives including Mamani, it's been a staple of their diet. We've just discovered this ancient grain here in the new world, but are making up for lost time by snarfing it.

Magical Photos Of People Walking On Air

Posted 07.25.2012 | Arts

Salar de Uyuni, the world's largest salt flat, is located in the Altiplano of Bolivia, which is 11,995 feet above sea level. On My Modern Met, we saw ...