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Edible Education: Peter Sellars on Food as Culture

Students and guests at the second session of UC Berkeley’s Edible Education class were treated to a provocative and timely lecture by Peter Sellars, whose passion for social justice and the role of art in […] Read More >>>

Good Food Festival Film Series August Event: Queen of the Sun

The third event in this summer’s Good Food Festival Film Series will feature Queen of the Sun, a documentary directed by Taggart Siegel that explores the phenomenon known as “colony collapse disorder” from the perspectives […] Read More >>>

Evan Kleiman in conversation with Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser

On February 9, 2011, as part of its Visions and Voices initiative, the University of Souther California hosted a conversation among Evan Kleiman, Michael Pollan, and Eric Schlosser that covered a number of perennial and […] Read More >>>

Michael Pollan and Will Allen at Pop!Tech

Michael Pollan and Will Allen spoke at the Pop!Tech conference on the flaws and hidden costs of the industrial food system, the benefits of more sustainable agricultural practices, and the bounty that’s possible via urban […] Read More >>>

Food is the Connection: Michael Pollan on related issues

Grist (via grist.tv) captured Michael Pollan’s thoughts on how food is at the center of many of the issues we face today including the energy crisis and the over-dependence on fossil fuels, the healthcare crisis, […] Read More >>>

In the News… Friday, August 14, 2009 (part 1)

There’s lots of news of interest to Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends in recent days, so this update will be in two parts: † “Out of the Kitchen, Onto the Couch”: Michael Pollan’s […] Read More >>>

Michael Pollan: A Food and Farming Perspective on Obama’s First 100 Days

That there is anything to report about food and farming in the first 100 days is striking in itself… Michael Pollan is one of several writers and other commentators invited by Salon.com to review the […] Read More >>>

Do you have any food rules to share?

If so, Michael Pollan would like to hear about them. He’s preparing a new project on food rules and is looking for readers’ input, whether they’re rules that you’ve heard from parents or grandparents, ones […] Read More >>>

Michael Pollan: “Eating Sunshine” at the Web 2.0 Summit

As part of the Web 2.0 conference earlier this month, Michael Pollan talked with John Battelle about many of the issues Pollan raised in his recent New York Times Magazine article, “Farmer in Chief: What […] Read More >>>

Michael Pollan on the Leonard Lopate Show (WNYC)

WNYC’s Leonard Lopate welcomed Michael Pollan to his radio program earlier this week to discuss the ideas Pollan has raised in In Defense of Food and in his recent article in the New York Times, […] Read More >>>

Slow Food Nation “Food for Thought” videos now online

For those who did not attend Slow Food Nation, for those who attended but did not score a ticket to the sold-out Food for Thought lecture series, and for those who attended but would like […] Read More >>>

In Other Media: Michael Pollan (and others) on the State of Our Food

In print: Michael Pollan’s open letter to the next president anchored the New York Times Magazine of Sunday, October 12: “Farmer In Chief: What the Next President Can and Should Do to Remake the Way […] Read More >>>