Quinoa: The Dark Side of an Andean Superfood | The Glory of the Garden | Scoop.it

... The boom in quinoa is making once impoverished farmers richer but throwing greed into their once uncomplicated way of life. ... "When you transform a food into a commodity, there's inevitable breakdown in social relations and high environmental cost," says Tanya Kerssen, a food-policy analyst for the U.S.-based food and development institute Food First. ...

 


Via Cathryn Wellner