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Quinoa Bolivia

Quinoa Boom Creates Host Of Environmental, Economic Problems

AP | PAOLA FLORES | Posted 04.22.2013 | Green

LA PAZ, Bolivia — The growing global demand for quinoa by health food enthusiasts isn't just raising prices for the Andean "super grain" and liv...

Who Needs Quinoa More Than You Do?

Rozanne Gold | Posted 01.30.2013 | Home
Rozanne Gold

A guest at our Thanksgiving Leftovers Dinner raved about a quinoa stuffing she'd made for her own family's annual feast the day before. I cringed a bit because few of us comprehend the dark side of our trendy infatuation with this ancient food from high in the arid Andes.

The Cost Of Quinoa's Global Popularity

New York Times | SIMON ROMERO and SARA SHAHRIARI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The resulting quandary -- local farmers earn more, but fewer Bolivians reap quinoa's nutritional rewards -- has nutritionists and public officials gra...