Check it out – Where Does Your Food Come From?

In Boston today.  On my way up I listened to a really interesting lecture given by Michale Pollen and available on itunesU called “Where Does Your Food Come From?”  Pollen is best known for his book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, and his work with NY Times Magazine.  Recommend his work in both places.

This talk connected America’s Farm bill (which he argues should be called the food bill) with America’s problems with obesity and public health.  He doesn’t stop there.  Pollen makes a compelling case that this bill has a great deal to do with national security, greenhouse gas emissions, and the long term economic health of the US.

I’m by no means an expert but I found his argument really compelling.

1 Response to “Check it out – Where Does Your Food Come From?”

  1. 1 The River » Blog Archive » iTunes needs a Web interface Trackback on January 29, 2008 at 3:25 pm

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