BlogHer Food 2012: A Foodie’s Dream Come True

Anyone who knows me knows that food is a big part of my life—when I’m eating breakfast, I’m thinking about what I’m going to eat for lunch; when I’m eating lunch, I’m thinking about…well you get the point. So you can only imagine how excited I am for tomorrow—the start of BlogHer Food in Seattle, […]

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Help Fight Hunger on World Food Day

This week in Des Moines, Iowa, the Borlaug Dialogue international symposium took place in conjunction with the 2011 World Food Prize Laureate Award Ceremony. The annual event brings together the leading voices in food security from around the world, with this year’s event focusing on the theme “Confronting the Hunger Challenges of Tomorrow”. A superteam […]

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Walmart: Connecting the Dots

My son loves Walmart.  When asked why, the answer is a no-brainer. “Because it has a lot of stuff.”  What kind of stuff? “Video games and food and cell phones — a lot of video games.”  What kind of food? “Cereal, snacks, and broccoli and fruit.” Broccoli and fruit? What’s up with that? Unknown to […]

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1st Take with Laura Shulman: Food For Thought

We all love food! From cooking up your favorite meal at home, to sharing recipes with friends to finding that new healthy snack, food and nutrition are hot topics. Laura Shulman, Executive Vice President in the Weber Shandwick Chicago consumer/food and nutrition practice, highlights the key characteristics consumers care about when it comes to food […]

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Beyond Broccoli: The First Lady and Disney

My son has spent the last nine years refusing vegetables. The sole exception to this anti-veggie bias has been broccoli, which he will only eat when followed by a chaser of orange juice. Yet, when Michelle Obama, Brenda Song, Nick Jonas and a host of his other Disney idols appeared on screen talking about the […]

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