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Monday, April 29, 2013
 The paradox is startling, once you consider it: most people spend less and less time cooking and more time than ever watching other people cook—whether on television or across the counters of exposed kitchens in restaurants
Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010

Tonight @ UW-Milwaukee Union, 7 p.m.

He’s not a celebrity chef, but few names in food circles carry more weight than Michael Pollan’s. Over a series of four best-selling books, the journalist and food activist has examined the sad state of the American diet and the...
12.31.1969 | | Posted at 06:00 PM

Waiting for the End of the World

By David Luhrssen
So far humanity has ducked several man-made bullets, especially nuclear war, but luck may be running low. Especially troubling is the likely convergence of several problems, including rising population, petroleum depletion, economic demands from rising nations such as China and India and global climate change. In the future, coastal cities could be flooded from rising seas, a whirlwind of Katrin...
08.20.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Grow local, eat local is the theme of PolyCultures, an inspiring, intelligently conceived documentary against agribusiness and for healthy, sustainable ways of eating and living. Filmed in Cleveland and the surrounding Ohio countryside, PolyCultures takes its name from the ecologically sound imperative of raising diverse crops and livestock on the same farm fields. The happy-looking pigs and chi...
Monday, Jan. 14, 2008

Tonight @ Alverno College - 7:00 PM

In his breakthrough book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, UC Berkeley professor Michael Pollan charted the history of four distinctly different meals, and in the process dug up some ugly truths about the food Americans eat (chief among them is