Travel Diary

We travel the world meeting farmers and building the relationships that make TruRoots possible. Here you will find stories from our travels and a taste of the lands and people our foods come from.

On the Quinoa Trail

Great quality requires traditional values. Our premium quality TruRoots Organic Quinoa is grown at an elevation of approximately 12,000 ft in the salt flats of Uyuni, in the south-west part of Bolivia. We recently visited our farmers to catch up on the developments during the recent Quinoa harvest. Our journey started from La Paz. We spent our first day sleeping and getting acclimated to the high altitude. A long, 5 hour drive from La Paz to Challapatta, followed by another 11 hours on dusty, unpaved roads towards the Salt Flats of Uyuni,...

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