April 27, 2010 Pam Mehnert, general manager of Outpost Natural Foods in the Milwaukee, WI, area, had an ‘Aha!’ moment and decided to challenge herself: stay out of the middle aisles of the grocery market, keep away from processed foods and over-packaged goods, and make from scratch all her meals and snacks. Her initial blog […]
in defense of food
Michael Pollan completes the dots between government policy, public health and the cost and availability of fresh wholesome foods.
There’s more to eating than personal health. Pleasure, a sense of community, our sense of connection with nature, these are also all highly important needs.
Michael Pollan explains how Americans have come to view eating food through the lens of Nutritionism, a narrow ideology he argues is less reliable a guide than culture.
Michael Pollan’s book, In Defense of Food, provides the backdrop for his talk at the Bagdad Theater in Portland, Oregon.