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Michael Pollan is author of In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto and The Omnivore's Dilemma.
Culture has much to teach us about how to choose, prepare, and eat food. I’m collecting and preserving more of this wisdom before it disappears, in an expanded edition of my last book.
After many, many months of wrangling, Congress recently passed a farm bill, overriding a veto by the president. In my view, it is not a very good bill — it preserves more or less intact the whole structure of …