12 Mar '12, 11am

Terrific interview with Tracie McMillan (whose 'American Way of Eating' is essential reading):

Terrific interview with Tracie McMillan (whose 'American Way of Eating' is essential reading):

The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Walmart, Applebee’s, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table , Tracie McMillan was a welfare and poverty reporter in New York City. She grew interested in food and food access when a reporting project led her to a cooking class with Bryant Terry . She decided she wanted to learn, first-hand, how food is produced, distributed, and consumed in the U.S. She went to work undercover, as the title suggests, in the farm fields of California, at a Walmart in Michigan, and at an Applebee’s in Brooklyn. In the book, she interweaves these experiences with a tremendous amount of research that sheds light on the country’s food system, as well as on the roadblocks and cultural attitudes that keep us from fixing it.

Full article: http://grist.org/food/meet-tracie-mcmillan-overeducated-f...

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