|White Mountain Farm is
located in an ancient lake bed called the San Luis Valley. It lies between the San Juan
and Sangre de Cristo Mountains of the Southern Colorado Rocky Mountains, at an elevation
of about 7600 feet.
The farm has been in the family since the 1930's. In the late 1970's
and early 1980's, the main crops were organically grown wheat, alfalfa, and sheep. In 1984
we started experimenting with Quinoa. In 1987, White Mountain Farm was incorporated and
started growing certified organically grown Quinoa and potatoes. Since then we have added
rye and a variety of vegetables to our rotation. In 1987, White Mountain Farm was the
first large-scale Quinoa operation in North America. Over the past years we have been
selecting the best tasting Quinoa and potatoes to offer our customers.
Our goal is to offer good tasting, high quality Quinoa and potatoes at reasonable
This Mother Grain of the Incas has been
grown in the Andes of South America for centuries. Quinoa is a small seed about the size
of millet. It is very high in protein and is closer to the United Nation's FAO ideal
balance for amino acids than any other common cereal grain. Quinoa is high in essential
amino acids: lysine, methionine, and cystine, which are particularly important for
vegetarian diets and in correcting deficiencies in legume diets. Quinoa is high in
calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin E and some of the B vitamins. Colorado-grown Quinoa has
a rich, delicate, nutty taste and can be substituted for nearly any grain in almost any
Quinoa is quick and easy to prepare and expands about three times when
cooked. All Quinoa orders come with free Quinoa recipes.
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are available for direct shipment to your home or to a friend.