Pollan Discussion Questions 2

  1. How much human work goes into the complexity at the heart of Polyface Farms? What is Pollan’s complex view on that work? (Complex means that he has more than a single view).
  2. In Salatin’s and Pollan’s views, what’s wrong with monoculture farming? Recalling Bittman and Kingsolver, to what degree are the practices of industrial food production dependent on the monoculture?
  3. Besides products and profits, how do Pollan and Salatin measure the success of the farm?