Search Results: urban farming

Gardening

…flowers; proceeds from sales of the book will go to charity. The work is, predictably, a very mixed bag, ranging from the urban lyricism of Jack Pierson’s “Magnolias, Morton Street”—as…

What do we know about the risks of psychedelics?

…from the first wave of research and experimentation in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. But this body of knowledge includes studies that wouldn’t meet today’s scientific standards; urban legends; and…

My Adventures With the Trip Doctors

…named Thierry David (an artist thrice nominated, I later learned, in Zone Music Reporter’s category of Best Chill/Groove Album) — I was immediately propelled into a nighttime urban landscape that…

What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence

…just that—though, as he also writes, “once introduced into the culture, these urban legends survive and, on occasion, go on to become ‘true.’ ” The author’s evenhanded but generally positive…

Milwaukee, WI

The Urban and Small Farms Conference. In conversation with Growing Power’s Will Allen….

Lunch with the FT: Michael Pollan

…which does genuinely decent things in urban communities. So it seems just the kind of place that Pollan, who spends most of his life trying to alert the American public…

Pocantico Hills, NY

Stone Barns-New York Times Conference: “Food for Tomorrow – Eating Better, Farming Better, Feeding the World.”…

Food and More: Expanding the Movement for the Trump Era

…course we want real food to be available to everyone. That means challenging misdirected government subsidies, monoculture farming, and all that stems from this. The Farm Bill will be up…

Michael Pollan on psychedelia: ‘Everything I once was had been liquefied’

…food for thought — about the health claims of packaged meals, the iniquities of industrial farming, and the joy a home-cooked family dinner can bring. In his seventh decade, however,…

Michael Pollan on the Science and Sublimity of Psychedelics

Michael Pollan has long been fascinated by nature and the ways we connect and clash with it, with decades of writing covering food, farming, cooking, and architecture. Pollan’s latest fascination?…