Library EventECO Book Discussion: The Omnivore's Dilemma

Saturday, February 20, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

02/20/2021 4:00pm 02/20/2021 5:00pm ECO Book Discussion: The Omnivore's Dilemma Join Green Iowa AmeriCorps and the Iowa City Public Library for a discussion of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural history of Four Meals by Michael Pollan What should we have for dinner? Ten years ago, Michael Pollan confronted us with this seemingly simple question and, with The Omnivore’s Dilemma, his brilliant and eye-opening exploration of our food choices, demonstrated that how we answer it today may determine not only our health but our survival as a species. In the years since, Pollan’s revolutionary examination has changed the way Americans think about food. Bringing wide attention to the little-known but vitally important dimensions of food and agriculture in America, Pollan launched a national conversation about what we eat and the profound consequences that even the simplest everyday food choices have on both ourselves and the natural world. Fifteen years later, The Omnivore’s Dilemma continues to transform the way Americans think about the politics, perils, and pleasures of eating. Copies of (title) are available both in print and digitially from the Iowa City Public Library. Unlimited copies of the ebook are now available on Libby and Overdrive for patrons of the Iowa City, Coralville, and North Liberty Libraries. Registration is required to receive the zoom details for this event. A reminder email will be sent out the day before the event. This event is open to all. Iowa City Public Library Iowa City Public Library America/Chicago public

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Join Green Iowa AmeriCorps and the Iowa City Public Library for a discussion of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural history of Four Meals by Michael Pollan

What should we have for dinner? Ten years ago, Michael Pollan confronted us with this seemingly simple question and, with The Omnivore’s Dilemma, his brilliant and eye-opening exploration of our food choices, demonstrated that how we answer it today may determine not only our health but our survival as a species. In the years since, Pollan’s revolutionary examination has changed the way Americans think about food. Bringing wide attention to the little-known but vitally important dimensions of food and agriculture in America, Pollan launched a national conversation about what we eat and the profound consequences that even the simplest everyday food choices have on both ourselves and the natural world. Fifteen years later, The Omnivore’s Dilemma continues to transform the way Americans think about the politics, perils, and pleasures of eating.

Copies of (title) are available both in print and digitially from the Iowa City Public Library. Unlimited copies of the ebook are now available on Libby and Overdrive for patrons of the Iowa City, Coralville, and North Liberty Libraries.

Registration is required to receive the zoom details for this event. A reminder email will be sent out the day before the event. This event is open to all.

This event is open to the public.

Cosponsor

Cosponsor Organization: Green Iowa AmeriCorps of Iowa City

Cosponsor Name: Megan Hill

Cosponsor Phone: 319-339-5399