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Ripeness is All: The Fruit Bowl

…Alice Water’s genius has been to show us there can be no inspired cooking without inspired shopping and, behind that, inspired farming. It’s become a cliché of restaurant menus to…

Taking Food Seriously

…highways: no more farming. Where will our food come from then? From Mexico, South America and, increasingly, China. And how do you feel about that? I find that, whatever people…

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…

Seconds, Anyone?

…fate as cheeseburgers. Organic farming? It has its virtues, but he discovers that our visions of contented cows and free-range chickens don’t always match the realities. In a final lunge…

Voting With Their Forks

…goes to feeding ourselves); to environmental pollution (farming is the single biggest source of water pollution); health (obesity and diabetes turned attention to the way we produce food); world trade,…

The Anxiety of Eating

farming, for example, or disingenuous “organic” hype, are shared by Pollan. A good succinct characterization of the author is the one given on the dust cover by the owner of…

Let’s Make a Meal

…panacea: “My guess is that there aren’t too many farmers today who are up for either the physical or the mental challenge of this sort of farming, not when industrializing…

What we eat, why, and where it really comes from

…cooks and serves one. Pollan finds this type of intensive farming–“beyond organic” as Salatin would say–inspiring. “Salatin reached down deep where his pigs were happily rooting and brought a handful…

A long, strange trip down the food chain

…maybe not relax, since a considerable amount of time and sweat went into these repasts. To learn about “grass farming,” the agricultural cutting edge beyond organic, Pollan endured a week…

A consuming interest: Pollan puts his mouth where his research is

…And I also got my introduction to organic farming, visiting alternatives to those monocultures. In the process of doing that I realized how we feed ourselves is really a rich…