“I want to put forth the proposition that some of the most important politics going on in this country today are being transacted at farmers markets. I think local food is one of the most important political movements going on.”
Because industrial agriculture is the single most destructive human activity against the environment, what we put on our collective plate and how we grow our food are going to be amount the most decisive factors impacting the fate of the Earth and public health. Few journalists have done more than Michael Pollan to serve up food for thought about our diet and food systems. He reports on the burgeoning worldwide growth of local food economies and a true Green Revolution.