The Grass Grows Us

15 02 2008

Michael Pollan’s presentation at the 2007 TED conference continues the illuminating work of his book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma. In both his writings and speeches, Pollan reminds us that all is not what is always seems – that the ubiquitous “organic” label can be just as misleading as any other mass-produced foodstuff – and that to create a truly sustainable agricultural and food production model, we need to rely on the single most powerful energy: the sun. It is, Pollan concludes, easier than we think; we only need to change some long-standing and direly bad habits. Watch the video here.

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