PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
QUINOA (said aloud like “keen-wa”) has a full serving of carbs and protein in a cup. Courtesy photoPa cup of quinoa is a full serving of carbs plus protein that doesn’t have to be “complemented” with either dairy or beans.

Opinion

Rock doc: A new and growing crop

By From page A6 | August 17, 2011

This summer has been filled with acrimony about the federal budget, with red versus blue politicians squaring off to hurl criticisms at each other. For a lot of us, turning on the news has felt like an exercise in masochism. Imagine my pleasure, then, at going to a recent meeting where Americans from quite different walks of life were gathered to learn together about something we all need — a nutritious food supply.

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