Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation: One on One with Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan has literally changed the way we eat. The best-selling author of “The Omnivore’s Dilemma,” and one of the stars of the documentary “Food, Inc.”, returns to the table with “Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation.” In this “One on One,” Pollan explains why the simple act of making – or not making – a meal changes everything, from the way we live now to the future of our species and planet.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am