Anonymous asked: "wait, why would you hate yourself for buying quinoa? curious cause my bfs mom just gave me a bag."

it’s super tasty but there’s some messed up stuff with international food politics etc which have recently resulted in a lot of media buzz about whether or not it’s ethical to eat — some different opinions of varying levels of rationality:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/20/world/americas/20bolivia.html?_r=0
• http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jan/16/vegans-stomach-unpalatable-truth-quinoa 
http://marcfbellemare.com/wordpress/2013/01/quinoa-nonsense-or-why-the-world-still-needs-agricultural-economists/