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Michael Pollan Preaches It
Author is a fantastic evangelist for better ways of dealing with food
DAILY Food  May 29, 2014, by Rod Machen
"...Michael Pollan on the page is engaging, informative, and persuasive. Michael Pollan in person is all of those things, but also relaxed, funny, and kind..."

In Person
"When I was talking to my wife about coming to speak at the conference I told her that I expected to be pelted with rotten tomatoes," environmental journalist Michael Pollan said at the opening session of the Organic Trade Association's (OTA) first annual All Things Organic Conference & Trade Show, held in Austin last week. "She said, 'Well, at least they'll be really good, organic tomatoes. Hopefully, Muir Glen.'"
Books Story  May 25, 2001, by Maria Hong
"..."When I was talking to my wife about coming to speak at the conference I told her that I expected to be pelted with rotten tomatoes," environmental journalist Michael Pollan said at the opening session of the Organic Trade Association's (OTA) first annual All Things Organic Conference & Trade Show, held in Austin last week. "She said, 'Well, at least they'll be really good, organic tomatoes..."

Big Food Ideas
Foodie intellectual Michael Pollan lectures at the Paramount
Food Story  November 2, 2012, by Jessi Cape
"...A champion of progress in sustainability and ethics in American food culture, bestselling author and essayist Michael Pollan is not one to shy away from controversy. In his recent New York Times Magazine article, "Vote for the Dinner Party" (Oct..."

The Omnivore's Dilemma
The decisions we make regarding what foods we buy, where we buy them, and how we eat them have implications that touch on environmental, political, economic, moral, health, and agricultural issues
Food Story  June 9, 2006, by Claudia Alarcón
"...by Michael Pollan..."

Gift Guide: In Good Books
Cooking titles for everyone on the list
DAILY Food  December 11, 2014, by Virginia B. Wood
"...THE POLLAN FAMILY TABLE: THE BEST RECIPES AND KITCHEN WISDOM FOR DELICIOUS, HEALTHY FAMILY MEALS by Corky, Lori, Dana, and Tracy Pollan; forward by Michael Pollan Scribner, 352 pp, $30..."

Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation
Michael Pollan takes a seat at the dinner table
Food Story  May 31, 2013, by Jessi Cape
"...Cooked: A Natural History of Transformationby Michael Pollan Penguin Press, 480 pp., $27.95..."

TV Eye
Jamie Oliver takes on the American diet ... but is he pointing his finger in the wrong direction?
Screens Column  April 9, 2010, by Belinda Acosta
"...Oliver's crusade is not new. Writer Michael Pollan began asking these very questions with his books on the American diet, The Omnivore's Dilemma (2006) and In Defense of Food (2008)...."

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Dec. 9-16
News Story  December 10, 2010
"...MICHAEL POLLAN talks about his Food Rules: An Eater's Manual and discusses the latest in healthy living. 8pm..."

A Recipe for Revolution
Food, Inc. serves up some scary facts on food production in America
Screens Story  June 19, 2009, by Nora Ankrum
"...The popularity of books such as Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma and Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation has made it clear in recent years that the factory food system is no longer an issue confined to the bookshelves of vegans, environmentalists, and workers' rights activists. Food, Inc..."

Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom With America's Gutsiest Troublemakers
Nick Offerman's book of essays about 21 personal heroes is funny, thought-provoking, and mostly interesting
Arts Story  June 11, 2015, by Melanie Haupt
"...But Offerman often strains to be politically correct while also grandstanding on the myriad ways we've murdered our planet; he's clearly sincere, but he's also not quite as evolved as he would like us to think he is. It may be difficult to relate to some of the ideas he's espousing when: a) he uses phrases like "the woods were infested with Native Americans," and b) he writes about sitting down to lunch at Chez Panisse with Michael Pollan..."

Veggie Tales
A roundup of Austin's best spots for plant-based dining
Food Story  March 8, 2013, by Jessi Cape
"..."Eat food, not too much, mostly plants." – Michael Pollan..."

Food Events
October's a great month for Gettin' Sauced
Food Column  October 26, 2012, by Virginia B. Wood
"...• Paramount Hosts Michael Pollan The bestselling author and influential food activist will be feted with a preshow meet-and-greet reception at HausBar Farm (3300 Govalle) at 5pm. Thu., Nov..."

Food Events
Grape-stomping goodness, Marfa hosts a climate change and sustainability symposium, and more
Food Column  August 31, 2012, by Virginia B. Wood
"...• Marfa Dialogues A free three-day symposium with artists, performers, entrepreneurs, scientists, and writers such as Michael Pollan conversing about climate change and sustainability. See program online..."

Veg Out!
There's no better place than Austin to branch out into meat-free eating
Food Story  March 30, 2012, by Melanie Haupt
"...What's behind the recent decline in Amer­i­cans' consumption of meat and other animal products? Perhaps it's people like Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation), Morgan Spur­lock (Super Size Me), and Michael Pollan (The Omnivore's Dilemma, In Defense of Food) who, through their investigations into the landscape of fast food, meat production, and government subsidies of commodity crops have given consumers pause when making their meal plans. There is certainly the concern for animal rights..."

The Fresh and the Cured
Two local charcuterie wizards surf the old wave
Food Story  December 24, 2010, by Mick Vann
"...Then he decided that eating responsibly by consuming fresh, seasonal, and local fare made more sense environmentally than eating fake chicken produced from soybeans grown elsewhere. If he were to be an omnivore, he had to be one with a conscience, so he embraced the principles of Michael Pollan and joined Marin Sun Farms' community-supported agriculture program..."

Eat Local Week
It's pretty self-explanatory, no?
Food Story  December 3, 2010, by Virginia B. Wood
"...An Evening With Michael Pollan, food activist and author, at Bass Concert Hall is preceded by a showcase of Farm Direct local food resources. $26-42..."

Food, Inc.
Documentary lifts the veil on our nation's food industry.
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Film Review  June 26, 2009, by Kimberley Jones
"...largely forgoes bombast (you’ll find more graphic depictions of a kill floor in Richard Linklater’s narrative adaptation of Fast Food Nation), but you don’t need the pictures to get the drift here, which is, more or less, that the American food industry is pretty much fucked. With asides from food activist and The Omnivore’s Dilemma author Michael Pollan (who narrates) and Fast Food Nation scribe Eric Schlosser (who co-produced), Food, Inc..."

Victory Gardens Redux
A Resurgence of Urban Agriculture
Food Story  February 20, 2009, by MM Pack
"...– Michael Pollan, 2008..."

Slow Food Nation '08
Slow Food Nation works to support local food tradition, and it tastes good, too
Food Story  September 19, 2008, by MM Pack
"...A 10,000-square-foot Victory Garden sprang up in front of the San Francisco City Hall. International food-movement leaders such as writers Wendell Berry and Michael Pollan, Indian physicist Vandana Shiva, and Slow Food founder Carlo Petrini rubbed shoulders with chefs, farmers, artisan-food producers, and the curious public at activities that ranged from free to more than $100...."

Bedside Manner: Dystopian Dreams
Gilded Age Gossip Girls and the second coming of Upton Sinclair
DAILY Books  March 7, 2011, by Melanie Haupt
"...In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan. I think I’m sort of over Pollan..."

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