I was actually so encouraged by the vision presented by Pollan's article that I had a vision of my own. Of a t-shirt. You can buy one on Zazzle.com. I wanted to give all of my royalties to a worthy cause, and I've picked The Food Project, so 10% of your purchase will go to teaching young people about sustainable agriculture.
If you read one article about food this week, this month, this year, make it this one. Pollan's letter to the President-elect is the most succinct and accurate description of what is wrong with our food system, why everyone should care, and what we should do about it. His solutions are incredibly well-reasoned, and with a few exceptions, imminently implementable. Every paragraph had me nodding in agreement, and by the end I was resonating with passionate patriotism. There is a long road between these suggestions and a healthy food system in America, but seeing this in print is a great sign.
The rest of the issue's not bad either.