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A Day With Chefs, Children, and Michelle Obama

In June 2010, the First Lady Michelle Obama and White House chef Sam Kass invited 15 chefs and more than 30 grade-school students tothe White House organic garden. Michel wrote about some of his favorite memories and observations from that day for

Program Doubles Food Stamps at Farmers’ Markets

Chef Michel Nischan was on NBC Nightly News last night discussing his Wholesome Wave program, which seeks to make farmers markets accessible to low-income families. Now available in 15 states with 3 more coming soon, the foundation raises funds to

Michel Nischan, Chef, Brings Farmers Markets To Families On Food Stamps

When his son was diagnosed with diabetes, Chef Michel Nischan quickly became aware of the connection between health and the affordability of nutritious food. Nischan was able to afford to care for his son -- but others, he realized, were not.

Making a Difference

Michel Nischan is highlighted as a Person Making a Difference on Nightly News with Brian Williams.

Homegrown Chef: Making the World a Better Place Through Food

Michel Nischan, cookbook author, restaurateur and chef recalls growing up in a suburban Midwestern town with his mother spending most of the day in the kitchen cooking.

Chef Nischan Shows His Green at Dinner

Inspired food and inspired conversation are on the menu as Chef Michel Nischan of Westport's The Dressing Room joins with the Greenwich Historical Society for a special Green Market Dinner.

Farmers Market is Super: Fresh from Fields to Fresh off Presses

Fairfield resident Michel Nischan was on hand at a local farmer's market in CT to sign copies of his new book, Sustainably Delicious: Making the World a Better Place One Recipe at a Time.

The Organic Chef

Michel Nischan decided that he would create a new way of cooking- based on health and well-being, when his son Chris was diagnosed with juvenilediabetes at age 5.

The Smart Food Interview

In this podcast, journalist Jane Black and Michel discuss Wholesome Wave's signature double-voucher program and their newest pilot, Fruit and Veggie Rx, which allows doctors to prescribe fresh fruits and vegetables to families. Excerpt from Smart

Smart Food Hosted By Jane Black

In this episode of Smart Food, Michel and Jane Black talk about Wholesome Wave's signature double-voucher program, which allows recipients of food stamps and other food assistance to double their money when they buy food at farmers markets, plus a