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"This idea that the only kind of authentic working class food experience is fast food, I think that is something only an elitist would come up with."
"One thing that really defines species is their food sources and one thing that really defines human evolution was reducing the amount of time dedicated to foraging and actually eating. . .humans have always been trying to economize on the time and energy we spend on getting food cause it frees up for all the other stuff we do and creating culture and I don't know that we should really chastise people for continuing that."
"Right now the American food supply contains about half the fruit and vegetables it would take for Americans to meet the recommended daily allowances, we clearly haven't made a priority in terms of our agriculture to foster a healthy diet . . I'm into the idea that we should subsidize demand because it creates a more sustainable long term fix."
--Tracie McMillan on Let's Eat In