When first lady Michelle Obama flipped a few spades of sod this spring to start a vegetable garden on the White House lawn, Alice Waters saw a dream come true. Waters, founder of Chez Panisse in Berkeley, Calif., and arguably the mother of the American Slow Food movement, has tried to persuade multiple U.S. presidents to grow radishes alongside the roses on the nation's most revered turf. But as her 16-year effort has proven, that's one long row to hoe.Waters first planted the seeds of her ...
Register to view this article
It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.
Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.
Attention Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now.We promise it will only take a few minutes!
Questions about your account or how to access content?