HUNTINGTON -- About 50 feet from where cars whiz by on Hal Greer Boulevard, Alexandria Goswami peered out at the colorful wonderland of gardens at the Barnett Center, then up at another threatening gray sky and got planting broccoli with a purpose last Sunday afternoon.
Two years' worth of national publicity has certainly put an exclamation point on the problem of obesity in the Tri-State.
As "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" came to a close on ABC-TV, dozens of reporters, reviewers and bloggers from across the country raced to judgment on whether chef Jamie Oliver's experiment to change the eating and cooking habits of Huntington, W.Va., was a success or failure.
HUNTINGTON -- As the weather heats up outdoors, Pastor Steve Willis is turning up the temperatures under his congregation at First Baptist Church of Kenova.
Pastor Steve Willis has gained popularity, both locally and internationally, because of his and his church's appearance on "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution."
The cameras are gone, the show is over, and the worldwide media attention that examined our eating habits and lifestyle will soon fade to memory. Jamie Oliver began the Food Revolution here for two important reasons: First, a CDC report that underscored our need to change our eating and life habits, and secondly, the belief that we would be willing to do so.
HUNTINGTON -- Friday night marked the end of "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" on television, but some Tri-State residents hope it is just the beginning for the region.
HUNTINGTON -- On Friday night, Huntington's primetime view ended at 10 p.m. with a mix of celebrities and regular folk saying they were on board with the food revolution Jamie Oliver started in West Virginia.
HUNTINGTON -- In the end, what Sarah Lewis hoped for was what she got. Lewis was on-hand for the Huntington premiere of the first two episodes of "Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution" Saturday night at the Jeslyn Performing Arts Center downtown.
HUNTINGTON -- Christie Kinsey is not from Huntington. In fact, in her 34 years in the area, she has had multiple opportunities to move elsewhere, but she's chosen to stay because she loves it here.