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Growing Food

…whole problem of eating well. To the problem of being able to afford high-quality organic produce the garden offers the most straightforward solution: The food you grow yourself is fresher…

How Should We Do Drugs Now?

…in that process, and both should be approved for use in psychotherapy within a few years — MDMA to treat post-traumatic stress disorder and psilocybin to treat depression and addiction….

Michael Pollan Predicts a Food Culture Revolution

…it. You will take more care with it because it’s such gorgeous stuff, to treat it carelessly in the kitchen seems a crime. So you’ll start cooking. And cooking real…

How Change Is Going to Come in the Food System

the meat industry and cleaning up feedlot agriculture—stand to make meat more expensive. That might be a good thing for public health, but it will never be popular. So what…

An American Transplant

…light and rain. How would a Queen of Night tulip, my favorite, look in the high-contrast sparkle of Bay Area light? (Spectacular, it would turn out.) What must a carrot…

Author Michael Pollan Talks About the History of the Apple

…it the Delicious.’ The problem was Jesse Hiatt’s entry card had been lost in the excitement, so they couldn’t find him. And they couldn’t find the tree. And they just…

Author Comes to Natural Food’s ‘Defense’

Author Michael Pollan discusses his latest book, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto. He boils his philosophy of nutrition down to seven words: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly…

The Sickness in Our Food Supply

…positive. The president and America’s meat eaters, not to mention its meat-plant workers, would never have found themselves in this predicament if not for the concentration of the meat industry,…

Michael Pollan Drops Acid — and Comes Back From His Trip Convinced

…another, with the ethics of eating, one of which contained Pollan’s now widely shared haiku: “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” Unlike many best-selling nonfiction writers, Pollan doesn’t write…

Michael Pollan takes a trip in his latest book, “How to Change Your Mind”

…degree of journalistic detachment as he’s teased out the complexities of modern food production and consumption — namely why we eat what we eat, and the environmental and health consequences…