Michelle Obama Keeps It Local; Michael Phelps Feeds the Hungry

• Laura Bush may have insisted that organic foods be served in the White House, but Michelle Obama has taken a higher profile in supporting community gardens, locavorism, and healthy eating. [NYT]

• You may not be able to afford the restaurant habit you had six months ago, but you can still cultivate your food obsessions by staying on top of the newest food websites. [WSJ]

• Thousands of cereal boxes bearing Michael Phelps's grinning mug were donated to the San Francisco Food Bank following Kellogg’s decision not to renew their endorsement deal with the swimmer after his marijuana incident. [SF Gate]

• The latest wine trends are in: Light varieties of white wine are more popular than ever, diners are finally getting over their fascination with Pinot Grigio, and Pinot Noir exceeded Cabernet Sauvignon for the first time in the country's top-rated restaurants. [Food & Wine]

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