The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals - Chapter Thirteen through Chapter Fourteen Summary & Analysis

Michael Pollan
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In chapter thirteen, Pollan explains that consumers can obtain Salatin's food in one of five ways. They can buy it at the farm store or at farmer's markets, through metropolitan buying clubs, in small shops in nearby towns, or through area restaurants that use his foods. On the drive to deliver eggs to a dealer, Salatin points out that he disagrees with the idea that organic food is too expensive, because the cost of organic food takes all costs into account, whereas store purchased food does not take environmental and health costs into account. Pollan agrees, pointing out that if each item in a store had to give photos of how it was produced, consumers may alter their eating habits. Bev, the egg dealer is a man on the brink of financial ruin, having tried to open...

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