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Where demand is ruining supply

ennuisans Jan 16, 2013 07:59 AM

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

http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfr...

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    kengk Jan 18, 2013 02:42 PM

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

    1. pdxgastro Jan 17, 2013 11:01 PM

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

      1. tcamp Jan 16, 2013 09:56 AM

        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.

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