25 March 2009

5th graders are the Obamas' newest advisers: The White House Garden

First Lady Michele Obama announced that the White House will break ground on its first kitchen garden in over 60 years. The Obamas will be getting some experienced help in the new, organic rows. Fifth graders from a local school that's kept a garden since 2001 are helping plant, harvest, and cook the White House produce. Learn more in the New York Times' story and read a letter from Slow Food USA President Josh Viertel about the First Family's first garden.

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