Everything you need to understand or teach The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan.
The Omnivore's Dilemma, by Michael Pollan, is a book about American eating habits, and the food dilemma American's have today. Pollan tries to help readers decide the answer to the age-old question: "What's for dinner?" by examining the different food paths available to modern man and by analyzing those paths to determine the best for health, stability, and sustainability.
Pollan begins the book by discussing the dilemma of the omnivore, a creature with vast choices for eating. Pollan decides to help discover the roots of the dilemma by examining the three primary food chains within the omnivore plan, those of the industrial food chain, the organic food chain, and the hunter-gathering food chain. He begins by examining the industrialized food industry, by following both corn and beef through the industrial process. His work on the corn fields of George Naylor teach him that the industrial system has made...
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals Lesson Plans contain 113 pages of teaching material, including: