Thursday, February 24, 2011

The Omnivore's Dilemma: Chapter 3

Explain the differences between corn as food and corn as a commodity. Who had driven this shift to commodity and how? What effects might this commodification of corn have on our health?

Saturday, February 19, 2011

The Omnivore's Dilemma: Ch. 2

Comment on the role of government policies in shaping corn production in the United States today; who are the winners and losers? What could/should be done at a governmental level to improve our food system? What global ramifications might this have?

An Omnivore's Dilemma: Intro and Ch. 1

Please comment on something that you found to be particularly surprising or interesting in the first chapter (and introduction) of The Omnivore's Dilemma.