Where It All Began

Where It All Began

Thirteen years ago, a friend suggested that I read a new book by a UC Berkeley journalism professor named Michael Pollan. The book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, would forever change how I thought about food and eating.

The Kitchen Garden

The Kitchen Garden

One of the guidelines in the “Eater’s Manifesto” is to plant a garden. For me, a functional requirement for a home is to have a door directly from the kitchen to the garden for easy access to fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables.