Over the last year I have spent considerable time studying and thinking about food. I have studied the connections between food and health, food and industry, food and the health industry and food and the government. (more…)
Tag Archives: Michael Pollan
I read this book a few years ago (when it first came out). At the time I was impressed by it’s common sense and simplicity. Last week I was in a used bookstore and found a copy for a dollar. I brought it home and reread it. I was impressed all over again!
In Defense of Food is an engaging look at food and the food industry. Pollan writes well and had me captivated within minutes. For the record, I never intended to do anything more than skim, but I ended up engrossed and read every single word – again! It was a journey that alternatively amused and enraged me. (more…)