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Food Fight

…guidance that you do offer, in very clear terms. Some of the rules for healthy eating are: don’t eat anything that doesn’t rot, don’t eat anything your grandmother wouldn’t recognize,…

The High Price of Cheap Food Mealpolitik over lunch with Michael Pollan

…Furthermore, she learned, as he wrote in “Power Steer”: “… many of the health problems associated with eating beef are really problems with cornfed beef,” as he found out that…

You Are What You Grow

…for corn, soy, wheat or rice would also prevail. And then there are the eaters, people like you and me, increasingly concerned, if not restive, about the quality of the

Gardening Means War

problem of pests in the garden, about which I carried the usual set of liberal views. To nuke a garden with insecticide, to level a rifle sight at the back…

Naturally

…pictured on my TV dinner is a real farm that grows real food—though not quite the same food contained in my TV dinner. Cascadian Farm occupies a narrow, breathtaking shelf…

The Futures of Food

…creamer, Kool-Aid, Carnation Instant Breakfast and a whole slew of eerily indestructible baked goods (Wonder Bread and Twinkies being only the most famous). My personal favorite was the TV dinner,…

Review: Capitalism’s Favorite Drug

…similar ways, the plant has done a great deal for our species, and our species in turn has done a great deal for the plant. We have given it more…

A New Way to Think About Eating

…income on food and 5.2 percent…on health care. Since then, those numbers have flipped: Spending on food has fallen to 9.9 percent, while spending on health care has climbed to…

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: The Secrets Behind What You Eat

…own research includes slaughtering a chicken himself and eating a fast-food meal in a moving car with his family. He explains complicated issues clearly, offers compelling evidence of the environmental…

Eating Blind

…a simple pleasure, if it ever was. It is fraught with predicaments and technical imperatives. Should I be a carnivore, vegetarian or vegan? Should I leave out fat or carbs?…