Friday, March 20, 2009

First Lady breaks ground for garden with schoolchildren

First Lady Michelle Obama broke ground for the new White House vegetable and fruit garden in the South Lawn.

Twenty-six elementary schoolchildren helped Mrs. Obama with the initial work and will come back in a couple of weeks to plant seedlings. In June, the children will come to harvest the garden and will help the White House chefs cook and eat a meal made from the produce.

Michelle Obama Breaks Ground on White House Garden

Washington Post - ‎33 minutes ago‎
By Jane Black With the help of local elementary school students, Michelle Obama broke ground for a White House garden and initiated a public campaign to help Americans better understand where their food comes from.

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