Wendell Berry, Michael Pollan, and the Leadership of Local Communities: Lessons in Sustainability and Health
29 July 2010
Wendell Berry is a novelist, poet, essayist, and farmer. Michael Pollan is a journalist and journalism professor. Together, they are leaders of a land, food, and economic ethic that provides important lessons for local government administrators. This article explores some of the conclusions reached by Berry and Pollan about our food system and our quality of life that are germane to local government managers. It presents local practices for improving the health of our communities consistent with the themes developed in the work of Berry and Pollan.