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Meatless Monday: Who Grows Our Food -- the Fair Trade Quinoa Farmers of the Altiplano

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.23.2016 | Green
Ellen Kanner

The United Nations has declared 2016 to be the International Year of Pulses. Three years ago, as we celebrated the International Year of Quinoa, the o...

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.