(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan schools could hold up to three bake sales per week during school hours under a bill approved by the state Senate. 

Nicolette Hahn Niman

Why would a vegetarian defend beef? Nicolette Hahn Niman, environmental lawyer, rancher, food activist, and vegetarian, does just that in her controversial new book, Defending Beef: The Case for Sustainable Meat Production, The Manifesto of an Environmental Lawyer and Vegetarian Turned Cattle Rancher, published by Chelsea Green in October 2014.

Officials say they want to re imagine the way people think about food

Author Michael Pollan writes and talks about food. That will be the subject when he comes to Western Michigan University on Thursday. 

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Michael Pollan says our current food system is not a product of the "free market."