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Michael Pollan

It was a French fairy tale. Then it was a Jean Cocteau movie. Then it was a big hit with Disney. (I might be glossing over some history, but this is “a tale as old as time.”) This summer the Alan Menken musical theater adaptation of the classic.. more

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Dear Future Family, I know you will not read this note until the turn of the century, but I want to explain what things were like back in 2015, before we figured out how to roll back climate ch,Letters to the Future more

Letters to the Future

Naturally fermented foods such as sauerkraut and kimchi are making a comeback as people rediscover the intense flavors and health benefits. Jeff Ziebelman of Zymbiotics, LLC offers his own appealing versions. more

Eat/Drink

Michael Pollan has already written, to much commercial and critical acclaim, about agriculture and eating. The mid-way process in the chain of going from growing food to consuming it had, however, thus far escaped his more

Dining Preview

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. more

Dining Preview

Addicted to convenience and consumption, Americans gorged themselves on the prepackaged, shrink-wrapped products of the supermarket for several generations without giving much thought to the increasingly strange process by which food is produced. .. more

I Hate Hollywood

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 more

Today in Milwaukee

Itgoes without saying that Milwaukee has had a long, personal, at timestumultuous, relat Breweries of Wisconsin ,Milwaukee Color more

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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, PolyCultu.. more

I Hate Hollywood

The music is the same, but the context is so much different. Juliana Hatfield's still-girl How to Walk Away ,Music Feature more

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More than 15 oils on panels and two charcoal drawings are included in the current exhibiti Siblings ,Art more

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In his breakthrough book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, UC Berkeley professor Michael Poll The Omnivore’s Dilemma ,Today in Milwaukee more

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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 .. more

I Hate Hollywood

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Photo by Fran Collin

Dear Future Family, I know you will not read this note until the turn of the century, but I want to explain what things were like back in 2015, before we figured out how to roll back climate ch,Letters to the Future more

Letters to the Future

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