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Food Culture Revival

Reflecting on Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food Film Screening

This past December, I took advantage of an opportunity to attend a film screening and discussion of Michael Pollan’s new documentary based on his book, In Defense of Food, at NYU. The event was sold out and was filled with food advocates, foodies, and all sorts of various people involved in the movement to improve our food system in the United States.

That night, there were several key messages that stood out to me during the screening and discussion, but most of all, what really resonated with me is the idea of culture tied to food habits.

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