Tag: First Lady Michelle Obama

Among The Shutdown Victims: The White House Kitchen Garden

Among The Shutdown Victims: The White House Kitchen Garden

| October 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

The unharvested food in the White House kitchen garden serves as a high-profile reminder of the shutdown’s effects on food producers. And across the country, farmers are wondering when they’ll receive the permits and government support they count on to stay afloat.

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Directive From The White House: Drink More Water

Directive From The White House: Drink More Water

| September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

At a time when many kids get too many calories from sugary drinks, water’s image may need a boost. So the Partnership for a Healthier America and the beverage industry are teaming up to give it a new logo: Drink Up.

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Inaugural Balls Where Food Isn’t An Afterthought

Inaugural Balls Where Food Isn’t An Afterthought

| January 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

Gearing up for inaugural weekend balls often means getting ready to stand in lots of lines for some not-so-awesome food. But if you want to say goodbye to the rubber chicken brigade, these foodcentric inaugural balls might be a better bet.

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First Lady Cookie Toss-Up Part II: Michelle Obama

First Lady Cookie Toss-Up Part II: Michelle Obama

| November 5, 2012 | 4 Comments

Michelle Obama’s husband may have won The White House, but her citrus and amaretto-laced shortbread lost the Family Circle Bake-Off in 2008 to Cindy McCain’s plagiarized Butterscotch Oatmeal cookies. To date, she is the only woman to lose the bake-off yet become first lady.

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First Lady Cookie Toss-Up: Ann Romney’s M&M Cookies

First Lady Cookie Toss-Up: Ann Romney’s M&M Cookies

| November 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

What is interesting about this contest is not so much about how good these cookies are (or aren’t), but rather, what each recipe says about the woman who submitted it. And, by extension, her husband’s political philosophies. Do these treats adhere to their respective party platforms? The only way to find out is to bake them.

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People’s Community Market Closer to Finding Funding with White House Announcement

People’s Community Market Closer to Finding Funding with White House Announcement

| July 20, 2011 | 3 Comments

A full-service grocery store may finally come to the people of West Oakland. Learn more about an announcement today by First Lady Michelle Obama on a new food financing initiative designed to increase access to healthy, affordable food in underserved communities in California.

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