A slow, quiet movement is growing.
The theory goes like this – fix our food system – and this nation will make headway on achieving energy independence… AND lower health care costs.
It’s author Michael Pollan’s theory, and it’s gaining momentum. He wants President-elect Barack Obama to work for sustainable foods. Read more in his New York Times Article, “Farmer in Chief.”
I’ve been working on some stories about food – the science and philosophy behind what we eat. Some of what I learned has been troubling. But what’s encouraging, is the simple beauty of how we can fix what ails the system.
Watch next week – we’re testing a popular veggie for pesticides, and meet a local farmer who will change the way you think about what’s on your plate.