Yesterday afternoon we enjoyed sharing the Jefferson Avenue Garden & the NRC Garden with Marion Nestle, Michael Pollan and Bill Chapman, director of the Richmond Forum.  The evening was spent listening to Nestle & Pollan cover our favorite topics : food, food policy & politics, economics, health, environment & ecology, and what we can ALL do to  create a healthier world. All this in under 2 hours! PHOTOS COMING SOON!

Covered on the Richmond Food Collective Blog HERE>>

Story in The Richmond Times Dispatch HERE>>


Marion Nestle is Paulette Goddard Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health (the department she chaired from 1988-2003) and Professor of Sociology at New York University. Her degrees include a Ph.D. in molecular biology and an M.P.H. in public health nutrition, both from the University of California, Berkeley.

Michael Pollan is the author of In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto, published in January 2008 by The Penguin Press. His previous books include The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, named one of the ten best books of 2006 by the New York Times and the Washington Post; The Botany of Desire; Second Nature; and A Place of My Own. Pollan is a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine and is a Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley.

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