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by WorldLink staff

What foods do you buy locally? In this clip from the Nourish Video Encyclopedia, journalist Michael Pollan encourages buying local food to conserve energy, support farmers, and preserve the natural landscape.

Watch Michael Pollan in the award-winning special Nourish: Food + Community, now airing on PBS stations nationwide. Find a PBS broadcast in your area.

Michael Pollan is the author of In Defense of Food, Food Rules, The Omnivore’s Dilemma, and other best-selling books. Pollan currently serves as the Knight Professor of Science and Environmental Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley.

Nourish is a national educational initiative designed to open a meaningful conversation about food and sustainability. With a distinctly positive vision, Nourish celebrates both food and community. Learn more at

Stay tuned for more selections from the Nourish Video Encyclopedia, a collection of short films that explore the story of our food.

Be part of the food revolution. Nourish yourself. Nourish the world.

Visit the Nourish website, and follow Nourish on Twitter and Facebook.

Nourish is a program of WorldLink, a non-profit organization dedicated to education for sustainability. Heifer International is a sponsor of the Nourish initiative.


Maegan Clark

Maegan Clark loves social media even more than Southern sweet tea. She is the Social Media Manager at Heifer International where she uses her skills digital marketing to improve the lives of those in need around the globe. Since working at Heifer, she has deepened her appreciation for the urgency with which we must end global hunger and poverty.