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Rabbits: Self Sufficiency’s Secret Weapon

As I write this little essay, backyard chickens are all the rage.  And with good reason, too. They are wonderful creatures who provide their owners with an abundance of eggs and meat, along with hours of entertainment. 822 more words

Food

I Pick You Up, I Crack You Open

I pick you up and give a look

I’m guessing what I’ll find

I crack you open and so begins

The filling of my mind… 1,144 more words

Health

Monday, Discussion Day

Food for thought as we approach the Thanksgiving holiday? How about a little Omnivore’s Dilemma discussion:

  • On page 200 Pollan writes that the ninety-nine cent price of a fast-food hamburger “simply doesn’t take account of that meal’s true cost”.
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Discussion Questions

4 Easy Ways to Live Longer

Everybody wants to go to heaven but nobody wants to go today. Here are four easy ways to increase your longevity by almost 20 years. 344 more words

Walk for Farm Animals

As you read more of Michael Pollan’s book, Omnivore’s Dilemma, how are you feeling?

Are you like me, being a little more choosy about the meat and fish you’re serving up for dinner – searching the supermarket for that grass-fed beef, or that wild-caught salmon? 116 more words

Additional Recommended Reads

Is Pollan changing the way you eat?

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Back in 2006 Pollan wrote a piece for the NY Times called “What’s for Dinner?” where he talked about how he answers curious readers who want to know more about his own dietary choices, and what his family eats for dinner. 217 more words

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