has bloggers, activists, economists and writers grade the president's performance during his first 100 days in a variety of areas. Michael Pollan, author of In Defense of Food and The Omnivore’s Dilemma to grade him on his food policies (although he doesn’t give an actual numerical grade like other commenters do).

His thoughts on President Obama’s first 100 days are mostly favorable. He’s impressed by much of what Agriculture Secretary Vilsack and his deputy Kathleen Merrigan have done in this short time.

He also notes one “misstep” that he feels the president has made – the “half-hearted effort to trim crop subsidies.


And, to no one’s surprise, he’s got good things to say about Michelle Obama’s efforts to raise awareness of real food in America – both in word and in deed.

To read all that Pollan and others have to say about the new administration’s first 100 days, read Obama’s 100 Day Report Card

Robin Shreeves ( @rshreeves ) focuses on food from a family perspective from her home base in New Jersey.

Pollan weighs in on Obama's first 100 days
The president is getting a report card for his first 100 days in office from Michael Pollan and others. How's he doing on the food front?