Eddie Gehman Kohan

Eddie Gehman Kohan is the creator and author of ObamaFoodorama.com, the blog of record about Obama administration food initiatives, covering everything from the Let's Move! campaign to social and political food events at the White House.

Brain freeze

7-Eleven melting at idea of White House 'Slurpee Summit'

At Wednesday's post-election presidential press conference, a summit built around frozen slushies -- the Everyman drink, we guess -- was suggested as a way of returning to bipartisanship.

White House loads policy initiatives into a few hours of fun at Healthy Kids Fair

Cross-posted from Obama Foodorama. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack watches Mrs. Obama make remarks at the opening of the Fair.Photo: Obama FoodoramaA challenge for change, and White House Chefs demo’ing delicious, nutritious recipes… The autumn sunshine was very bright, the weather unseasonably warm, and there was a party atmosphere at the White House for Wednesday’s Healthy Kids Fair. First Lady Michelle Obama kicked off her shoes and hula hooped, Double Dutch jump roped, and sprinted through an obstacle course on the South Lawn, accompanied by dozens of visiting school children. Meanwhile, White House Chefs, and a few high-profile guest chefs, …

Market rules in D.C.

White House hosts farmers market

Michelle Obama at White House Farmer’s MarketPhoto: Obama Foodorama Cross-posted from Obama Foodorama. Despite rain and cold temperatures, today’s opening of the new White House Farmers Market drew quite a crowd. “I’ve never seen so many people so excited about fruits and vegetables!” First Lady Michelle Obama told the crowd gathered a few blocks from the White House. Agriculture Secretary Secretary Tom Vilsack turned out for the Market’s debut, along with White House chefs Sam Kass and Bill Yosses. The White House Farmer’s Market will run through the fall. Mrs. Obama selected some fresh produce from The Farm at Sunnyside, …

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