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2012 Marfa Dialogues: Politics & Culture of Climate & Sustainability

Fairfax Dorn, Director of  The Ballroom, a remarkable arts foundation in Marfa, Texas, is a friend and far-thinking inspiration. She travels the world finding great art and artists, and hosts imaginative and mind-expanding symposiums on every facet of art, including the art of food, called the Marfa Dialogues. This year she hosted Michael Pollan and another friend, Hamilton Fish, in a 3-day discussion about climate change, food and the environment. Read the 2012 Marfa Dialogues Wrap Up.

 

Posted: 10-5-2012

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3 responses to “2012 Marfa Dialogues: Politics & Culture of Climate & Sustainability”

  1. “Mushrooms” should be added to the list of food that should not be grown on grain for the same reasons as those associated with the grain-fed meat production systems.

  2. Bronwyn says:

    I love hearing this from you, Nova and Les. Your expertise on this subject is so helpful. The more we know about how are food is produced the better, I think!

  3. Eel says:

    Wow, your post makes mine look febeel. More power to you!

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