At A2ethics.org, we may almost be forgiven (okay, maybe not) if we thought that fair food was one of the fried concoctions sold on a stick, that as children we grazed on, waiting to see the prize-winning animals at our state fairs.
A few weeks ago, Michael Pollan, author of several works on the food industry and its social and moral impact on our lives, penned a letter to the president-elect, urging the new commander in chief to move to the top of his executive and legislative agenda the issue of food security. The article was entitled: Farmer in Chief. (http://www.nytimes.com/2008/10/12/magazine/12policy-t.html?scp=1&sq=mi)
The Ypsilanti, Michigan water tower landmark. Is our food heritage also worth saving?
Catharine Dann Roeber and Hanna Raskin, food "preservationists" and co-owners of American Table Culinary Tours join us at the Ann Arbor area's iconic Washtenaw Dairy for some donuts and a provocative discussion about food and its moral role in our culture.