Friday, September 13, 2013

Friday 13th! Reading response assignment for Pollan (for Womersley section of EII)

Due Friday 20th September, 12 noon, delivery by attachment to your ePortfolio (unless otherwise authorized).

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These are essay questions (i.e., answer all questions in full-sentence, full and multi-paragraph format). Expect to revise and resubmit if grammar, syntax and spelling require. Make good use of the Writing Center and Writing Tutors or ask the instructor for help with writing.
  1. What is the historical significance of the four meals in terms of human history? Do you think we should seriously consider old ways of life, as we explore how to cope with our modern industrial world? Why or why not?
  2. What do you think the employment and macroeconomic (look this phrase up, if you don't know what it means) consequences would be, if the USA were ever to adopt a strong food policy based on the farm ideas of Joel Salatin? Would this be a good or bad thing? Explain why, in either case.
  3. Describe your perfect meal. Explain your choices in terms of your personal "food policy."

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