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The Modern Hunter-Gatherer

…take responsibility for the killing that eating meat entails. I wanted, for once in my life, to pay the full karmic price of a meal. Yet when the day arrived,…

Eat Your View

…Union Square farmer’s market? The last time I was in that neighborhood, I stopped by the meat counter at Whole Foods and was delighted to see they’re now carrying grass-finished…

Documentary Films

…practical advice throughout the program about how to eat healthier, such as “Don’t eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food,” “Eat only foods that will eventually rot” and “Treat

Acclaimed author takes an enlightening trip through our food chain

…food” is a fancy way of saying “your mom.” It’s our mothers that carry the culture of food through the generations, and their wisdom of what to eat and how…

You Are What You Eat

Most of us are at a great distance from our food. I don’t mean that we live “twelve miles from a lemon,” as English wit Sydney Smith said about a…

Author Michael Pollan goes ‘In Defense of Food’

…this month, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto. Here’s the gist, inscribed on the front cover: Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. Pollan says we should eat only…

Children of the Corn

…as opposed to vegetarian, specialist eaters, built to eat a small range of foods. Koalas, who only eat eucalyptus leaves, or cows, who should only eat grass, are specialist eaters….

In Defense of Food

…food, and how we’re consuming it — in the car, in front of the TV, and increasingly alone — is not really eating. Instead of food, we’re consuming “edible foodlike…

It’s All Storytelling: An Interview with Michael Pollan

…put off by the topic of the essay–they were afraid of being harangued about whether or not to eat meat–but after reading the essay, they were all won over–vegetarians and

The Anxiety of Eating

…meals or continuous grazing? Raw or cooked? Organic or industrial? Veg or vegan? Meat or mock meat?”. The dilemmas of what, when and how we should eat, urges Pollan, constitute…