From the Huffington Post . . .
9 Hipster Things That Actually Aren't All That Hipster
No. 9 relates to the title of this post, but I actually found the quinoa situation the most eye opening, if not surprising.
Quinoa has reached NASA but is becoming inaccessible for Andean consumers
Though NPR sees it differently . . .
Your Love Of Quinoa Is Good News For Andean Farmers
Though of course, the interests of farmers and consumers have often not coincided in history.