"The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway."
"He plants trees to benefit another generation."Michael Pollan on Caecilius Statius
"If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need."Michael Pollan on Marcus Tullius Cicero
"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have never been discovered."Michael Pollan on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get."Michael Pollan on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"The best place to find God is in a garden. You can dig for him there."Michael Pollan on George Bernard Shaw
"High-quality food is better for your health."
"People in Slow Food understand that food is an environmental issue."
"Every major food company now has an organic division. There's more capital going into organic agriculture than ever before."
"My work has also motivated me to put a lot of time into seeking out good food and to spend more money on it."
"In addition to contributing to erosion, pollution, food poisoning, and the dead zone, corn requires huge amounts of fossil fuel - it takes a half gallon of fossil fuel to produce a bushel of corn."