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Jan 16, 2013 07:59 AM

Where demand is ruining supply

Quinoa (and asparagus, and soya) production is ruining local environments and economies due to high demand.

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  1. Huh, interesting. I have honestly never considered where quinoa comes from. Sometimes I think I'm the only one in my city who doesn't love it - there is something about the texture that doesn't appeal. Fortunately there are so many other interesting grain options.

    1. Oh, like how the oceans are being over-fished?

      1. Too many people who want something to eat (and cars to drive and iPads and houses, etc.) is what is ruining the environment.