Lawrence Public Library

The omnivore's dilemma, the secrets behind what you eat, Michael Pollan, New York times bestselling author ; adapted by Richie Chevat

An adaptation of the famous book offers insight into food consumption in the twenty-first century, explaining how an abundance of unlimited food varieties reveals the responsibilities of consumers to protect their health and the environment
Table Of Contents
Part I: The industrial meal : food from corn. How corn took over America ; The farm ; From farm to factory ; The grain elevator ; The feedlot : turning corn into meat ; Processed food ; Fat from corn ; The omnivore's dilemma ; My fast-food meal -- Part II: The industrial organic meal. Big organic ; More big organic -- Part III: The local sustainable meal : food from grass. Polyface farm ; Grass ; The animals ; The slaughterhouse ; The market ; My grass-fed meal -- Part IV: The do-it-yourself meal : hunted, gathered, and gardened food. The forest ; Eating animals ; Hunting ; Gathering ; The perfect meal -- Afterword: Vote with your fork -- The omnivore's solution : some tips for eating -- Q & A with Michael Pollan
Literary Form
non fiction
Young readers edition.
"With new preface"--Dustjacket
Physical Description
377 pages, illustrations, 22 cm

Library Locations

  • Lawrence Public Library

    51 Lawrence Street, Lawrence, MA, 01841, US