Defending quinoa, continued.

This HuffPost piece seems to clear a lot of things up. The short story: Western demand has indeed sent prices sky high, but naturally to the benefit of Bolivian farmers, who are just struggling to boost production now within their technological framework. There’s ample room for progress to handle things, though, and no doubt things will be worked at in time. None of these costs plausibly outweigh the vast benefits.

Previous post here.

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