Author and food luminary Michael Pollan has been widely praised for his thoughtful inquiries into how our food is produced and what it means for our health and environment. For his work and impact, he was recently named to Time's annual Time 100 list of noted figures.
So, it is not surprising that the next logical step in his apotheosis, would, of course, be his immortalization as an heirloom tomato.
According to anniesannuals.com:
As esteemed as Pollan -- the writer -- may be, his tomato self is not immune from the vagaries of agriculture: "‘Michael Pollan’ is possibly susceptible to Blossom End Rot so make sure & water him evenly to prevent this from occurring. The tomato that is!"