Have you ever considered purchasing an entire hog from a local
farmer and sticking it in your freezer? I hadn't either, but after reading
Michael Pollan's impassioned "eater's manifesto", I must admit, the idea is
growing on me. Rather than presenting a faddish list of do's and don'ts that
might change next year, Pollan presents a concept of food and eating that shakes
out as remarkably sound and sustainable not just for ourselves, but also for
our environment and fellow man. With a small but impassioned return to whole
foods; free-range meats; and fair, local farming brewing among foodies; Pollan
will inevitably preach to the choir, but some of his research is sure to get
even the most thoughtful eaters scratching their heads and changing the way they
shop, cook, and think about one of their most basic needs and pleasures.
After Pollan eye-openingly ...
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