Did You Know: Origins of our earth's crops

Did you know spicy Thai chiles actually came from Central America, tomatoes from the Andes Mountains in Peru (not Italy) and sunflowers from North America instead of South Africa? Scientists published a recent study titled The Origins of Food Crops Connect Countries Worldwide. The fascinating report reveals the origins of our earth’s crops and the adverse effects of increased mono-crop farming.  To learn more visit https://www.organicconsumers.org/news/where-did-your-favorite-food-come