In Defense of Food Discussion Questions

Instructor: Christopher Muscato

Chris has a master's degree in history and teaches at the University of Northern Colorado.

These discussion questions can help your students work through their thoughts and feelings about ''In Defense of Food'' as they explore its argument, evidence, and impact.

In Defense of Food

In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto (2008) is a non-fiction book about food and American eating culture by American journalist Michael Pollan. The book is a follow-up to Pollan's 2006 The Omnivore's Dilemma, although students do not need to have read the first book in order to appreciate and understand In Defense of Food. The following questions can help guide your students through a class discussion on In Defense of Food, exploring the ideas, evidence, and arguments of this book.

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