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Michael Pollan
This looks promising: Early bird tix on sale now until 10/3 for @FERNnews #FERNtalkseats 11/3 #Brooklyn
My recent interview on BBC 4, on processed foods, feeding the world, home cooking, gender etc etc .
Mind-altering plants and fungi from peyote to coffee at Kew Gardens – in pictures | Science | The Guardian
Jeff Leach gets fecal transplant from a hunter gatherer.
Read @NRDC's blog about the many reasons @EPA should oppose 2,4-D… & then sign this petition:
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Strong LA Times editorial comes out against "Escalating the weed wars" with new herbicide-resistant GM crops.
A trend you might want to know about: "Snackwave: A Comprehensive Guide To The Internet's Saltiest Meme"
Flexitarianism alert! 50% of consumers surveyed globally are cutting their meat intake:… Happy @MeatlessMonday!
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A window in the cathedral of the Green Revolution? Maybe just a crack, according to @via_campesina and SOCLA…
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The World wants the Bank to dump policies that are encouraging land grabs. Are you listening #WorldBank? #WorldvsBank
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Do you eat food? Yeah, I thought I did too. Then I met @michaelpollan. He's on @BBC_Analysis tonight at 8.30pm
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Defending citizen journalism: maker of LFTB, aka "pink slime,” subpoenas me/my response: @michaelpollan @tomphilpott
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A free online course with @michaelpollan: The Rise and Future of the Food Movement
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Some good news from the Admin: "U.S.D.A. to Start Program to Support Local and Organic Farming"
Follow the End Food Waste Campaign, and Feeding the 5,000 event upoming in Oakland, here:
"GMO Wheat Investigation Closed, But Another One Opens" : The Salt : NPR
More good stuff on Berkeley Vs. Big Soda-- excellent series of public events leading up to November's vote
In Berkeley? Don't miss "Mexico’s Soda Tax with Raj Patel: Could it Happen Here?" - Berkeley vs. Big Soda
Research on food industry’s calorie reduction pledges: they’re worse than doing nothing.…
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In mice, but still fascinating: "How physical exercise protects the brain from stress-induced depression"
Cargill promises to stop chopping down rainforests. This is huge. @grist
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Michael Lewis: "The Ray Rice video for the financial sector has arrived."
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Smell of mown grass is an SOS call by grass to summon beneficial insects.
Fungi are actually closer to animals than plants on the tree of life.
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"Big Soda Companies Agree on Effort to Cut Americans’ Drink Calories" --another empty promise extracted by Clinton.
Climate change's impact on Ag: "Testing Future Conditions for the Food Chain" -
Why “get big” isn’t the answer for poor farmers around the globe | Grist
Strong response from Center for Food Safety to New Yorker's "Seeds of Doubt" piece on GM agriculture :
Listen to our friend @michaelpollan explain why it’s cheaper to buy cake than carrots. #FedUp
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In the Bay Area? This will be good: "Mexico’s Soda Tax with Raj Patel: Could it Happen Here? - Berkeley vs. Big Soda"
A policy to please the Nat'l Pork Producers Council: Obama punts, again, on ABX in Ag
Forget GMOs. The Future of Food Is Data—Mountains of It | WIRED
"Monsanto Woos Mommy Bloggers" - Modern Farmer
Cool new kids book on "Alice Waters and the Trip to Delicious" from Readers To Eaters
Sign up to read (the very promising) California Sunday Magazine, launching Oct. 5
The decline of the small American family farm in one chart - The Washington Post
join microbiome guruRob Knight for a Reddit AMA tomorrow, 10:00am - 11:30am MT, 9/17. @CUBoulder on @coursera!…
In DC Oct 1? This event should be good: "Plant Intelligence: Scientific and Philosophical Approaches" - Georgetown
In case you were wondering: "Lab-grown meat: Is it kosher?"
Check out "The New Puberty Book: Early Development in Today's Girls" Dr. Julianna Deardorff and Dr. Louise Greenspan
important film on antibiotics free in SanFran on 9/18. RSVP Chk the site 4 addl stops
Why (almost) everyone in the recent family dinner debate is ticking me off! @michaelpollan @bittman @asymmetricinfo
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