Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Mrs. Obama Champions Healthy Eating and Organic Gardens

Mrs. Obama harvested the first crop of fruits and vegetables from the The White House by establishing an organic garden on the South Lawn not long after moving to Washington.

Surrounded by participating elementary school children, Obama spoke about her pride in the project, and the immense value of the lessons learned. “We can continue to make the connection between what we eat and how we feel, and how healthy we are,” she said, before encouraging the children to continue to be her “little ambassadors” in their schools and communities.

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