How a Chicago couple came to make the new healthy-food documentary Food Patriots.
Members of Evanston’s Talking Farm hold a Q&A after the Saturday screening of ana Sofia joanes’s sustainable agriculture documentary “Fresh” at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
In the view of a burgeoning number of outlaw bacon curers and sausage grinders, some rules are made to be broken.
what’s been hot in local bookstores
Hardcover Fiction 1. The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown2. Hardball by Sara Paretsky3. The Help by Kathryn Stockett4. The Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore5. The Children’s Book by A.S. Byatt Note: If you had tickets for Lorrie Moore’s November 7 Chicago Humanities Festival appearance, that’s been canceled.
List courtesy of Carl Lennertz at HarperCollins, as gathered from Anderson’s Bookshop, the Book Cellar, the Book Stall at Chestnut Court, the Book Table, 57th Street Books, Lake Forest Books, Read Between the Lynes, and Women & Children First.
Hardcover Fiction 1. Homer & Langley by E.L. Doctorow 2. The Help by Kathryn Stockett3. A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore 4. South of Broad by Pat Conroy 5. The Women by T.C. Boyle
Recently buzzed-about dietary exposé Food, Inc. offered a glimpse into the sausage factory of corporate agriculture. Ana Sofia Joanes’s Fresh, screening Thursday at Pilsen’s charmingly homey EP Theater, presents an alternative. Joanes “celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system,” according to local promoter Matt Hoffman. Fresh features […]
A book signing by Michael Pollan, a lambic beer festival, a kimchi feast, and more.
“If I can’t eat my share, is a CSA still an environmentally sound choice?”
Attention meat eaters: U. of C. geophysicist Pamela Martin’s study on the effects of diet on global warming.
Got two hours? Michael Pollan and Whole Foods CEO John Mackey discuss the future of food at Berkeley.
The Neiman Foundation provides a look inside the mind of Michael Pollan.
Michael Pollan on food and nutrition in the NY Times Mag.
Harold Henderson looks at The Omnivore’s Dilemma.