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Michelle Obama Food

FLOTUS Pushes Industry To Keep Improving

AP | MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 03.08.2013 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- Michelle Obama praised the food industry on Friday for its efforts to market healthier foods but said more needs to be done. At a speec...

Public-private Partnership in California Tackles Obesity, Hunger Epidemics

Araceli Ruano | Posted 04.22.2012 | Impact
Araceli Ruano

California's Freshworks Fund serves as a model for an innovative public-private partnership loan fund with the potential to increase access to healthy and affordable food throughout the state.

How To Eat Like The First Lady

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.11.2011 | DC

As Michelle Obama continues her crusade for healthy eating, critics and supporters alike are eagerly watching her dining out habits to see if she prac...

What Does Michelle Obama Know From Matzo Balls?

Laura Lippstone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Laura Lippstone

Offering up what was billed as traditional Jewish cuisine, the King Solomon restaurant was on the fringes of Eastern Europe. The clincher? A glowing endorsement from Michelle Obama on the window.

First Lady Hosts Students For White House Fall Harvest

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama munched a baby turnip, dug up giant sweet potatoes and snipped pumpkins off the vine as she teamed up with local sch...

Michelle Obama Diet Revelations: Hates Beets, Did Vegetable Cleanse

AP | By NANCY BENAC | Posted 07.19.2011 | Food

WASHINGTON -- Michelle Obama dishes on the first family's health and eating habits in a new magazine interview, admitting she can't stand beets and th...

Michelle Obama Op-Ed: A Food Bill We Need

Michelle Obama in the Washington Post | Michelle Obama | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Last spring, a class of fifth-grade students from Bancroft Elementary School in the District descended on the South Lawn of the White House to help us...

Would it Spoil Some Vast Eternal Plan?

Billy Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Billy Shore

Politics should be put aside to quickly bring the Child Nutrition Reauthorization to the House and Senate floors. To not would be to put the health of our children at risk.

Obama Eats: First Family-Approved Restaurants (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

In the slideshow below you'll find a rundown of many of the restaurants where President Obama and his family have dined together or with distinguished...

Everybody's Talking About Food

Marcus Samuelsson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Marcus Samuelsson

As a child I was unaware that the process of cooking and using food in the way we did at my grandmother's house in a small industrial city in Sweden would become completely chic and modern in New York City 30 years later.

Michelle Obama, Healthy Eating, and Our Church's Homeless Kitchen

Carol Howard Merritt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Carol Howard Merritt

My Christian faith beckons me to look at my neighbors, to love them even as I love myself. That's what First Lady Michelle Obama left us--she took the time to see her neighbors.

Michelle Obama Vows to "Move The Ball" On Childhood Obesity

Grist | Tom Philpott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Reducing childhood obesity is a goal that few could argue with. But really it's an appealing way to frame a massive problem with powerful vested inter...

Michelle Obama's Birthday Surprise Party At Restaurant Nora (PHOTOS)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama has treated first lady Michelle Obama to a surprise birthday party at a tony Washington restaurant known for...

The White House Garden: Michelle Obama Is The First Lady Of Food Policy (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The White House just released a new video about the kitchen garden as the second installment of their "Inside The White House" series. The video is no...

Why Michelle Obama Should Break Out The Whisk

nytimes.com | Amanda Hesser | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

UNTIL recently, Michelle Obama had carried out a seamless effort to get Americans to think about eating locally grown foods. By planting an organic ve...

The First Lady Locavore: Michelle's New Food Agenda

New York Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Michelle Obama is a locavore. Or at least she's learning to be. Before her first state dinner, she tried to summarize her culinary credo for reporters...