Tag Archives: Food
Today I’m in Bentonville, Ark., at Walmart’s headquarters to visit with associates and talk about some of USDA’s initiatives around rural development and nutrition. In my four years as Secretary of Agriculture, those two things have been priorities for me.Read more ›
There’s a lot of talk about how responsible consumers should skip seafood from unsustainable fisheries – fish that are on a ‘red’ or ‘avoid’ list from an environmental campaign group.Read more ›
Today we were honored to have First Lady Michelle Obama visit one of our Walmart stores to celebrate our progress on making food healthier and more affordable for families nationwide.
Two years ago we made a healthier food commitment that was informed by the First Lady’s work with Let’s Move!.Read more ›
The concept of local produce seems pretty simple: It’s fresher, tastes better and supports local communities. But there’s much more to the story. Walmart Green Room interviewed Ron McCormick, Walmart’s senior director of sustainable agriculture, to learn more about local farming.Read more ›
As we get ready for 2013, many of us are busy planning New Year’s Eve parties with our family and friends. After all, it’s a time for celebrating the past year, looking ahead to the New Year and a clean slate – and, for many of us, making New Year’s resolutions. Resolutions are our personal vows to do better for ourselves.Read more ›