Alter EcoNourishing Foodie, Farmer and Field

    All right foodies, it’s time to talk about the elephant in the room: we need to eat less meat. It’s no secret that adopting a vegetarian diet can have numerous benefits to your health (including lower cholesterol, decreased risk for heart disease and cancer AND better moods), but did you know that eating […]

In lieu of recent negative light being shed on quinoa farming and high western demands, Alter Eco wants to acknowledge the full effect of increasing demands on the farmers lives and highlight the benefits of a sustainable, direct relationship with the producers.

Recently, adding to the confusion on the global impact of quinoa, TIME Magazine wrote an article similar in style and form to the New York Times’ “Quinoa Quandary.” Let me take some time to answer some of the claims that it brings up, based on our long time experience working with Bolivianos