Michael Pollan

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michael pollan's latest work

Cooked A Natural History of Transformation In Cooked, Michael Pollan explores the previously uncharted territory of his own kitchen. Here, he discovers the enduring power of the four classical elements—fire, water, air, and earth— to transform the stuff of nature into delicious things to eat and drink. Apprenticing himself to a succession of culinary masters, […]

Posted: April 9 2013
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michael pollan recommends

making your own food. Instead of just watching other people make the food on television. We think probably we should all learn how to make other things as well. Such as buttons Or OUR future. We'll have to learn to make that as well. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7RBir3jmQSc&feature=related

Posted: November 28 2009
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Shaping Food Policy

Here's a re-post from Daily Finance, with some promising, happy thoughts. Pollan, Waters influencing food politics more than we know sarah gilbert Mar 22nd 2009 at 6:00PM Filed under: Economy Blame Tom Vilsack's grandchild, blame Sasha and Malia Obama, blame 30 million American children. Blame them for this: food politics are changing mightily, and the […]

Posted: March 30 2009
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old mcdonald had a farm bill

from www.michaelpollan.com Greetings. I haven't been in touch for a while, and some of you have written asking for an an update on the 2008 Farm Bill.   After many, many months of wrangling, the bill was just passed by Congress, overriding a veto by the President. In my view, it is not a very good bill-- it preserves more […]

Posted: June 9 2008
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Shooting with the King Corn boys

California: North, Bay and a bit of inland. October 28 - November 5, 2007 This is an account of my first major shoot for The Greenhorns. Really the schedule was a narrative diatribe in the form of an itinerary. Oh, and the sweet spots of great light: 8 am and 5.20pm- when we could get […]

Posted: November 27 2007