"...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..."
"..."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..."
"...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..."
"...by Michael Pollan..."
"...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 Transformationby Michael Pollan Penguin Press, 480 pp., $27.95..."
"...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)...."
"...MICHAEL POLLAN talks about his Food Rules: An Eater's Manual and discusses the latest in healthy living. 8pm..."
"...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..."
"...Because we’re not security troops guarding nuclear missiles, no, but tbh we fuckin' loooooove LSD up in these parts. So we’re really pleased to note that Michael “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” Pollan is evangelizing the use of our favorite psychoactive substance in his new book How To Change Your Mind, and he’ll be presenting it – the book, not the acid – at the Central Presbyterian Church that night..."
"...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..."
"..."Eat food, not too much, mostly plants." – Michael Pollan..."
"...• 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..."
"...• 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..."
"...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..."
"...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..."
"...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..."
"...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..."
"...– Michael Pollan, 2008..."
"...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...."