Food Security: Bill Moyers Interviews Michael Pollan

November 28, 2008 at 10:14 pm Leave a comment

Bill Moyers sits down with Michael Pollan, Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley, to discuss what direction the U.S. should pursue in the often-overlooked question of food policy.

PART I
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PART II (click here)

Moyers and Pollan discuss:

  • CHANGING THE WAY WE EAT
    Innovative schemes aiming to change the way our nation eats. View Will Allen, of Growing Power, a pioneer in the urban farming movement in action. Find out about what Alice Waters, international-known chef and sustainable farm advocate, is hoping to see on the White House Lawn. And take a virtual visit to one of artist Fritz Haeg’s Edible Estates.
  • VOTING WITH YOUR FORK
    Find out simple ways that you can change the world one meal at a time.
  • OUR DAILY BREAD — HUNGER RESOURCES MAP
    Why are America’s food banks suffering shortages? Find out what you can do to help.
  • DEBATING THE FARM BILL
    Is it a farm bill or a food bill? What’s behind the debate over American farm policy.

Pollan is author of In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto; The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals; A Plant’s-eye View of the World: A Place Of My Own and advice to the next president in An Open letter to the Farmer in Chief, an important article in the New York Times Magazine.

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