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The New York Times On The Food Revolution- Plus A Michael Pollan Article

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:04 AM
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This weekend's New York Times Magazine was their annual food issue, about a subject dear to TreeHugger's heart: "how the food revolution- from farm to table- is really a story about seeding and savouring communities." Christine Muhlke, in Growing Together, notes the food revolution covers both the scrappy urban farm in Detroit and the upscale farmers market, and that it is not without its issues and conflicts: Class issues are inevitable with a movement driven by the college educated, regardless if they can sweat $25 for the chicken they believe is the only kind of chicken people should be eating. And the fact remains that those who are growing, distributing and serving this food can't always afford to buy it. The idea of good food for all is still fairly (organic, heirloom apple) pie in the sky. I kept that thought in mind when I read Michael Pollan's article, The 36 Hour Dinner Party . ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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