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Posted on: May 6, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

The home cooked family meal presents a threat to big food companies.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2013, Source: AlterNet

An interview with the acclaimed writer about his new book, "Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation."

Posted on: Sep 16, 2011, Source: The Nation

As the food movement has discovered, winning over the media, or even the president, is not enough.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2010, Source: Park Street Press

In a wide-ranging interview from a new book on pot, Pollan says, 'The idea that the government can tell you what you can grow in your garden strikes me in a visceral way as wrong.'

Posted on: Jul 28, 2010, Source: New York Review of Books

Until very recently, food was invisible as a political issue. Something is stirring. Pollan reviews five books that address the heart of the food movement.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Pollan's new book is a set of straightforward, memorable, everyday rules for eating that aim to nudge people onto a healthier and happier path.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2009, Source: The New York Times

Look out fast food; when insurance companies can't dump the sick, they will have to strongly support healthy diets, or lose money.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2009, Source: The Nation

Wendell Berry's now-famous formulation, "eating is an agricultural act" -- is perhaps his signal contribution to the rethinking of food and farming under way today.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2008, Source: The New York Times

We must move into the post-oil era to improve the health of the American people and to mitigate climate change.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2004, Source: Prairie Writers Circle

Cheap American corn is wreaking biological and social havoc in Mexico. Unable to compete with subsidized American farmers, Mexicans are leaving their land to join the swelling pools of Mexico's unemployed.