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The Omnivores Dilemma

Towards Home: Michael Pollan and Fritz Heag on Reviving the Domestic

Paul Schmelzer | Posted 10.16.2013 | Arts
Paul Schmelzer

Artist Fritz Haeg and author Michael Pollan are on parallel trajectories these days: both food activists and gardening enthusiasts, they're pursuing the next steps of their work -- going from the garden into the home.

Thinking Man's Barbecue: A Review of Cooked by Michael Pollan

Steven Raichlen | Posted 09.10.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Food writing at its best.

The Pig in My Fridge

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 06.03.2013 | Taste
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

The things that show up in my fridge these days (now that I live with a chef) are much closer to alive than they look by the time they reach Key Foods.

Pollan-ated!

Liz Neumark | Posted 06.30.2013 | Books
Liz Neumark

Cooking is a critical skill that grows with time and provides the ability to care for oneself or a family. It is independence from poor food choices and from the world of absolutely unhealthy processed food.

Bay Area Food Guru Cooks Up a Benefit for City Arts & Lectures

Camille Hayes | Posted 08.15.2012 | San Francisco
Camille Hayes

Farro, chicken, kale and sheep's milk cheese. These are the foodstuffs (one item from each food group) that Michael Pollan would take to a desert island to eat in perpetuity, were he to find himself regrettably, but unavoidably, marooned.

Book Review: Folks, This Ain't Normal

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 02.22.2012 | Books
Darya Pino, Ph.D

Self-described as a "Christian-libertarian-environmentalist-capitalist-lunatic-farmer," Joel Salatin is one of the most interesting people I have ever met.

Michael Pollan Has Some Food Rules to Live By

Laura Klein | Posted 02.06.2012 | Food
Laura Klein

Pollan's collection of rules keeps it simple: No medical or calorie counting rules (don't people get tired of counting calories?). And my favorite rule is the super simple number 24: When you eat real food, you don't need rules.

Books That Changed The Way We Think About The Earth

flavorwire.com | Posted 06.22.2011 | Books

We may be incredibly pessimistic about the direction our country is headed at the moment, but so were many residents back in the last days of Manifest...

On Planes And Trains: What Have We Spied You Reading Lately?

Posted 06.08.2011 | Books

We've been watching you again, and we've been spotting you reading all sorts of books. From vampire fiction to Hemingway novels, you've been across...

Delicious Reading

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dr. Susan Albers

Members of the Alabama Foodie Book Club bring a dish inspired by the book to share. What could be better than critiquing a book while sampling tasty food?

Why I Killed A Chicken & Ate Its Heart

Rob Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Rob Sachs

At some point you have to make peace with yourself and decide how you're not going to call yourself a hypocrite every time you step into the meat aisle of the supermarket.

Food and Farming in Obama's First 100 Days

Michael Pollan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Michael Pollan

Perhaps the most encouraging action so far has come from the East Wing, where Michelle Obama has been speaking out about the importance of real, fresh food, home cooking and gardening.

Our big problem

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Alan Miller

In this weekend's Wall Street Journal Theodore Dalrymple (the pen name for Anthony Daniels, a retired prison doctor and psychiatrist) was only the lat...

Femivorism: A Housewife's Solution To Feminist Predicament?

The New York Times | PEGGY ORENSTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The omnivore's dilemma has provided an unexpected out from the feminist predicament, a way for women to embrace homemaking without becoming Betty Drap...

John Mackey: The Anti-CEO

Peter Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Peter Schwartz

Whole Foods CEO John Mackey is clearly an odd man out in the Club of CEOs.

Orthorexia, Bacon Worship And The Power Of Food Culture

Darya Pino, Ph.D | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Darya Pino, Ph.D

We've shunned fats, sugars, starches and everything in between, and embraced each new diet trend with open arms and wallets. And perhaps not surprisingly, it appears some people are now taking it too far.

Michael Pollan Wants You to Eat Food

Jerusha Klemperer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jerusha Klemperer

Some people want to be told what to eat. Ever get asked about "the Slow Food diet?" I do. Countless times I've explained that there is no slow food diet, that it's not meant to be a dogmatic philosophy.

Michael Pollan's Collection Of Food Rules

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Earlier this year, Michael Pollan posted a request for reader's rules about eating on Well, Tara Parker Pope's health blog. Within days, more than 2,5...

From Fast Food Nation to Pro Food Ventures

Rob Smart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rob Smart

Early pioneers of the sustainable food movement, with dirt on their hands, lessons learned and progress made, have played a critical role in blazing trails for new ventures.

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.

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.

Animals on the Hill, and in The Hill

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

The lawmakers doing the bidding for Big Agribusiness simply don't get that the American public wants to see all animals treated humanely, including animals raised for food.

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.

Hey Mr. President, Food Can Be Your Down Payment on Health Care Reform, Remember?

Jerusha Klemperer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerusha Klemperer

Obama has been all over the place this past week putting forth his health care plan and I haven't heard one word about how food could save this country tons of money, while saving lives.

A Made Mom

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

I'm afraid that if it's found out, in Park Slope, that I buy my baby's food in jars, the Stroller Mafia will set up a picket line outside our building with candles and vigils and big signs stapled to sticks.