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Michael Pollan

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Michael Pollan is an American author, journalist, activist, and professor of journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is also the director of the Knight Program in Science and Environmental Journalism.

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Slow Money has now funneled more than $20 million to 170 local food enterprises.
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"From BBQ to fermenting cheese to brewing beer, the influential food journalist attempts to master a wide range of recipes in his new nonfiction experiment, Cooked." ...More

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“Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”
Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

“Don't eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn't recognize as food.”
Michael Pollan

“He showed the words “chocolate cake” to a group of Americans and recorded their word associations. “Guilt” was the top response. If that strikes you as unexceptional, consider the response of French eaters to the same prompt: “celebration.”
Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto

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