“The thing is, food for Alice isn’t just about having a restaurant and, you know, feeding people. Basically, the farm-to-table issues were hers all along. She coined that phrase. She changed the way millions of people already eat,” said Annie Philbin, director of the Hammer Museum. “I think her ambitions are really to change now the way we produce food, to change the way we let’s buy it.”
Fifty years may have passed, but Waters’ drive to unleash the power of food to improve our lives shows no signs of waning.
“I guess the real joy comes when you win someone over, [and] let yourself be seduced. Expect a miracle. Expect that. Just know that it is possible to change your mind and your habits. We can do it. And if we do that in the public school system, everyone will benefit,” Waters said.
“I’m really focused on this delicious revolution.”
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