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Farmers harvest quinoa in Xiaozhongdian Town

Updated:2018-10-17 16:59:12   Shangri-lanews

Pictures taken recently show local farmers harvest quinoa in Xiaozhongdian Town, Diqing Prefecture’s Shangri-La City.

Quinoa was introduced into Shangri-La in2016 as a new means to increase local farmers’ income, and the growing area has been on the rise in the years.

Considered a pseudograin, quinoa is recognized as a complete food due to its protein quality.

Reporting by Wang Xuanyi; trans-editing by Wang Shixue

Keywords:   Farmers quinoa Xiaozhongdian