Helena Bottemiller


politico, food/ag policy geek, reporter for Food Safety News, lover of happy hours, the Pacific Northwest & GAO reports.

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#schoollunch here today: turkey taco, black bean corn salsa, fruit & chocolate milk. Pic:

Mrs. Obama touts new school #food standards, linking nutrition classroom performance

Liberty the pardoned Turkey pictured with Minnesota Future Farmers of America students #Obama #Thanksgiving

Turkey pardoning ceremony at the WH - President Obama w/Sasha & Malia. (The bird's name is Liberty, understudy: Peace)

Turkey marketing: "Who needs a free range dinner date?!" at Dupont Farmers Market

FLOTUS helps dig up sweet potatoes from the White House kitchen garden # #WHtweetup #LetsMove

First Lady Michelle Obama harvests peppers with elementary students #WHtweetup #LetsMove

Meet the new size at #Starbucks: Trenta (L), *Venti* coffee (R). Wow.

PETA lettuce gals on Capitol Hill - it's veggie dog day. Staffers are in a tizzy.

Sunset run at Alki Beach with . Hard to beat the view

Cooking Up Change contest finalists sampling their dishes for Hill staffers. So delish...

Photo op: Mom milks cow in shadow of the Capitol to protest #FDA #rawmilk regulation

#rawmilk advocates are raging against #FDa & milking a cow on Capitol Hill

Rep. McGovern grills #Ag Sec. Vilsack & Ambassador Kirk on Colombia FTA

! Won this baseball in the raffle: who's sig is this? #mariners

Stringing for ObFo at WH mothers day tea. Pic of the table setting:

At #whcd, aka #nerdprom, w/ & Mitchell/Modern Family

POTUS introducing FLOTUS at launch at the White House. Initiative aims to support #military families

beautiful and chilly morning for the Cherry Blossom 10 mile run!

Anaerobic waste pit outside 820-head Murphy-Brown (Smithfield) hog barns in Warsaw, NC