THIS AFRICAN SUPER GRAIN COULD SOLVE FAMINE AND DROUGHT (PLUS IT'S GLUTEN-FREE)

LAST JULY, A WHOLE FOODS STORE IN NEW YORK'S HARLEM DECIDED TO STOCK BAGS OF FONIO, A WEST AFRICAN GRAIN SIMILAR TO COUSCOUS.

JUST LAST WEEK, LOS ANGELES LAKERS FORWARD LUOL DENG HOSTED A FONIO PARTY AT HIS HOME.

Currently, fonio is grown throughout rural Senegal and similarly impoverished pockets of Africa's Sahel region, a sub-Saharan stripe that stretches from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea.
Lagos, Nigeria, Africa's largest city at 21 million, is on track to reach climate departure by 2029.
Last July, a Whole Foods store in New York's Harlem decided to stock bags of fonio, a West African grain similar to couscous.

Last July, a Whole Foods store in New York’s Harlem decided to stock bags of fonio, a West African grain similar to couscous. The first shipment sold out in three hours. Just last week, Los Angeles Lakers forward Luol...

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