Jan 1 2008

Past Public Appearances 2008-2009

December 8, 2009; San Francisco, CA. Jewish Community Center.

November 4, 2009; San Francisco, CA. City Arts & Lectures. In conversation with Wendell Berry

October 16, 2009, San Rafael, CA. Bioneers.

October 14, 2009, San Luis Obispo, CA. Fundraiser for Cal Poly’s Sustainable Agriculture Resource Center.

September, 30, 2009, Berkeley, CA. Zellerbach Hall. UC Berkely’s College of Letters & Science’s On the Same Page program

September 27, 2009, Cincinnati, Ohio. E/RS Lecture.

September, 26, 2009; Madison, WI. Food for Thought Festival.

September 24, 2009; Madison, WI. Lecture at the Kohl Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

September 23, 2009; Winona, MN. Lyceum Lecture Series, Winona State University.

September 21, 2009; Chicago, IL. Chicago Botanic Garden. Lecture and book signing.

August 22 , 2009; NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday host Scott Simon interviews Michael about orchids.

August 21, 2009; Michael on a panel on NPR’s Science Friday discussing "Sizing Up Sustainable Food."

August 3, 2009, Fresh Air; Terry Gross interviews Michael about his recent cover story in The New York Times Magazine exploring America’s obsession with cooking as a spectator sport.

June 10, 2009, Sacramento, CA; Westminster Presbyterian Church/California Lectures

June 15, 2009, El Cerrito, CA; Barnes & Noble

June 16, 2009, San Francisco, CA; World Affairs Council

June 18, 2009, Berkeley, CA; In conversation with Novella Carpenter. Berkeley Arts and Letters First Congregational Church of Berkeley

June 22, 2009, San Francisco, CA; Benefit for the Chez Panisse Foundation Omnivore Books

June 6, 2009, Vancouver, BC; UBC Farm

May 22, 2009, St. Louis, MO; St. Louis County Library

May 21, 2009, Boulder, CO; Unity Church/Boulder Bookstore

May 20, 2009, Kansas City, MO; Union Temple/Rainy Day Books

May 19, 2009, Edina, MN; Barnes & Noble

May 18, 2009, Chicago, IL; Chicago Public Library

May 17, 2009, Fairfax, VA; Wegman’s   

May 16, 2009, Baltimore, MD; Enoch Pratt Library

May 15, 2009, Washington, DC; Politics & Prose

May 14, 2009, New York, NY; American Museum of Natural History

May 12, 2009,  West Roxbury, MA; West Roxbury Branch Library

May 11, 2009, Coral Gables, FL; Temple Judea/Books & Books

May 1, 2009, San Francisco, CA; Michael J. Fox in conversation with Michael Pollan at the Herbst Theater.

April 18, 2009, Richmond, VA; The Richmond Forum; A Conversation with Marion Nestle

March 2009, Bridgewater, MA; Bridgewater State College Distinguished Speaker Series

March 2009, Medford, MA; Tufts University Richard E. Snyder Presidential Lecture

March 2009, New York, NY; Columbia University American Studies Program Lecture

March 2009, Atlanta, GA; 12th Annual Georgia Organics Conference

March 2009, “Michael Pollan Fixes Dinner,” Mother Jones Magazine interview.

February 2009, Berlin, Germany; Berlin Film Festival

January 2009, Portland, OR; Portland Arts & Lectures

January 2009, Seattle, WA; Seattle Arts & Lectures, Benaroya Hal

November 2008,“Changing the Way We Eat”, Bill Moyers Journal, PBS

November 2008, St. Louis, Missouri, Washington University, Center for the Humanities 2008 Humanities Prize and Grossman Humanities Medal.

November 2008, Ketchum, Idaho; Sun Valley Center for the Arts

November 2008, Boise, ID; The Cabin ‘Readings and Conversations’ series

October 2008, Kenmore, WA; Bastyr University

October 2008, Oberlin, OH; Oberlin College, Finney Chapel

October 2008, Lewiston, Maine; Bates College Otis Lecture

October 2008, In an interview with TIME Magazine, Barack Obama refers to Michael Pollan’s New York Times Magazine article “Farmer In Chief.”

October 2008, Michael Pollan on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross

May 2008, Michael Pollan on Nightline

April 2008, New Haven, CT; Yale University, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity

March 2008, Democracy Now interview:
In Defense of Food: Michael Pollan on Nutrition, Food Science, and the American Diet

March 2008, Mountain View, CA: Authors @ Google, In Defense of Food

March 2008, Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Museum of Natural History

February 2008, Portland, OR: In Conversation with Deborah Kane

January 2008, San Francisco, CA: Michael Pollan at Grace Cathedral

January 2008, Stanford, CA: Stanford School of Medicine; Michael Pollan on Nutritionism

January 2008, Louisville, KY: Kentucky Author Forum