Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan is author of In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto and The Omnivore's Dilemma.

Moderation nations

How do you eat well? Share your 'food rules'

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.

The farm bill: what went wrong

Michael Pollan calls for crafting a viable alternative for next time

  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 …