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Entries Tagged as 'Industrial agriculture'

At the Movies: Food Beware

April 18th, 2010 · No Comments · Industrial agriculture, Sustainability

The literal translation to this French film on organic food is, “Our Children Will Accuse Us,” but in English the title becomes, “Food Beware: The French Organics Revolution.” I watched it courtesy of Netflix, and while it isn’t a great film, it certainly is worth a look to see how the French react to the […]

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Say Yes To Meat

November 1st, 2009 · 3 Comments · Industrial agriculture, Sustainability

Do read this op-ed in the New York Times in which Nicolette Hahn Niman, of the Niman Ranch meat family, convincingly argues that meat does not have to be bad for the environment. And since we believe a plant-based diet is nutritionally inferior, we are glad to hear it. Niman, who is also a lawyer […]

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I’m An Elitist

October 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments · food news, Industrial agriculture, Sustainability

Once again my pollanista cohorts are in a twist over the ravings of James McWilliams, the writer who argues that there’s something sinister about the local food movement. In a three part series of posts at the New York Times, McWilliams lately has been ranting that farmers markets are not only “elitist,” but actually sow […]

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