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Michael Pollan

The Nation's Special Issue "Food for All"

Ben Wyskida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Wyskida

There is a much broader movement out there towards food democracy: the effort to ensure healthy food for everyone.

Whole Foods and Michael Pollan: Wrong to the Core

Barth Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Barth Anderson

Because he's a professor, not a grocer, Michael Pollan can be forgiven for not understanding that the boycott is actually a "core" shopper revolt.

Why Society Works Better When We're Afraid and Fat

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

We need to consider what has happened to the quality of our lives since we gave away control of our bodies; we must learn to use pharmaceuticals more appropriately and not medicate ourselves into oblivion.

Ruth Reichl on a White House Garden for a Nation of Foodies

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Louise McCready Hart

"I think the thing that you can count on -- this is the silver lining in this recession that we seem to be going in to -- is that I think people are going to start eating more vegetables"

Why Does McWilliams Lambast Locavores When His Real Beef Is With Meat Eaters?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Sandwiched between the caricatures of loco locavores and McWilliams' hey-ho-GMO cheerleading, lies the meat of the matter; we can't go on eating animals like this.

I Was a Victim of the Peanut Butter Recall

Scott Dodd | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Dodd

I can't say that I was in the dark when I bought my honey-roasted peanut butter last week, but like so many people, I had the impression that someone was looking out for me.

Is It True That People Don't Cook Anymore?

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

I studied food and went to local markets wherever I traveled. I learned all on my own that simply prepared, fresh, local, and organic foods taste best.

Why It's So Hard Not To Be Fat

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Fat, sugar and salt; the triple threat to our waistlines... and health. Mere decades ago, the food industry made a conscious choice to seduce the Amer...

Michael Pollan, Julie & Julia, Top Chef -- and Your Health

Waylon Lewis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Waylon Lewis

I do like to eat, but (as an uncivilized bachelor) I don't know how to cook or much care about cooking. That is, until Michael Pollan, told about the key to saving the food situation.

Organics No Better Than Chemical/GMO/Sewage Sludge-Soaked "Food"?

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

Studies like the FSA report need to look beyond the dinner plate and recognize that organic farming's avoidance of chemicals offers health benefits beyond nutrition.

Small Good News: Cooking Up An Answer To Corporate Cuisine

Karen Stabiner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Karen Stabiner

The ability to cook gives me options that non-cooks don't have, and what is autonomy about, if not having options?

ReThink Review: Food, Inc. -- Food as Political Unified Theory

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

I'm sure most Americans have no idea how truly screwed up our food system is, and when they find out, they'll start looking for alternatives.

Michael Pollan On "Julie/Julia," The Kitchen Stadium, And Cooking For Yourself | MICHAEL POLLAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

But here's what I don't get: How is it that we are so eager to watch other people browning beef cubes on screen but so much less eager to brown them o...

WATCH: Michael Pollan Sees Healthcare Reform Leading to Food System Changes

Blaise Zerega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Blaise Zerega

2009-07-24-playpollan.jpgMichael Pollan wades into the issue of health care reform by looking, not surprisingly, at food.

Are IKEA, Outlet Malls, Wal-Mart, and Whole Foods Really Bargains?

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anis Shivani

American consumers are being taken for a ride.

Meatless Monday: Farmers Market Bounty

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

For Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, the economy's dark days are over. Then there's the rest of us, for whom no bailout appears forthcoming and for ...

Vote With Your Fork!

Linda Buzzell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Linda Buzzell

Every purchase of genuinely organic, local and/or sustainably grown food is a contribution to a grower who's doing the right thing

Carbon Capture a Pipe Dream

Blaise Zerega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Blaise Zerega

There's much to love about carbon capture, in theory. But carbon capture continues our dependence on coal-fired power plants, and does little to change the status quo.

See Food, Inc for Free (Thanks, Chipotle)

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

The film, inspires me -- a lazy non-cooking nacho-loving but environmentally-concerned bachelor -- to start getting active with food issues and learn to cook.

Declare Your Food Independence

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

It's time that we return to our roots. Literally. We need to support a food system that offers us healthy, safe, sustainable, fresh foods. And what better time to begin than on Independence Day?

I Saw Food, Inc. Now What?

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

There's a lot of simple but highly effective things you can do to transition off of a corn-based diet, lessen your carb(on) food/footprint, support local farmers and choose humanely raised meats.

Michael Jackson Beats Up Food Inc.

Derek Beres | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Derek Beres

When food became "fuel" instead of nourishment, and when vitamins became more important than wholesome nutrition, we began to journey down a terrible cliff of ignorance.

Food, Inc.'s Robert Kenner Discusses What Gives Him Goosebumps, and What Gives Him Hope

Louise McCready Hart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Louise McCready Hart

Robert Kenner gives us a twenty-first century Upton-Sinclair-look at the industrial food system in his latest film, Food, Inc., and not since The Jungle has the food in the U.S. seemed so unsafe.

Food Revolution Sprouting on Twitter: Tweet with Food, Inc. Director

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

Three times a day we have an opportunity to make a statement about what we eat; be part of the conversation this Friday to help build this movement.

Food Inc.: What is the Food Industry Hiding?

Janice Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janice Taylor

Food, Inc. is a mind-blowing, stomach-twisting, eye-opening and ultimately heart-breaking film.