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Summer in Maine/Red’s Eats

Summer in Maine is all too fleeting. Of the quartet of seasons framing the months and days from January through December, summer is the one we long for during winter’s interminable darkness, and the one we savor the most due … Continue reading

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Boy walking

My son is walking across America. When I mention this to business colleagues and others I have conversations with, they often ask me, “is he trying to raise money for something?” The answer is “no.” He’s doing it because he decided that is how he’d spend his summer. Continue reading

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Michael Pollan on Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! interviews Michael Pollan, the author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma and In Defense of Food, and he discusses the link between healthcare and diet, the dangers of processed foods, the power of the meat industry lobby, the “nutritional-industrial complex,” the impact industrial agriculture has on global warming, and his sixty-four rules for eating. “The markets are full of what I call edible food-like substances that you have to avoid,” says Michael Pollan. “So a lot of the rules are to help you, you know, navigate that now very treacherous landscape of the American supermarket.” Continue reading

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