Mrs. Obama is my inspiration. My garden looks nothing like this, but at least I started one. I grow salad greens because I eat those alot: swiss chard, onions, garlic, tomatoes, bell peppers, cucumbers and herbs. It’s best to grow what you eat a lot of. In this day when food is inspected for only 1% of what ships to the grocer, growing your own let’s you know what you’re eating and if it is safe.
By Jueseppi B.
First Lady Michelle Obama, School Children, and FoodCorps Leaders to Plant Sixth Annual White House Kitchen Garden
Washington, DC—On Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 3:30 PM ET, First Lady Michelle Obama will join FoodCorps leaders and local students to plant the White House Kitchen Garden for the sixth year in a row. In 2009, Mrs. Obama planted a vegetable garden on the South Lawn to initiate a national conversation around the health and wellbeing of our nation—a conversation that evolved into her Let’s Move! initiative. Since Mrs. Obama launched Let’s Move! in 2010, parents, business leaders, educators, elected officials, military leaders, chefs, physicians, athletes, childcare providers, community and faith leaders, and kids themselves have stepped up to improve the health of our nation’s children. And thanks to these efforts, we are moving toward a healthier new norm all across the country.
This year, Mrs. Obama…
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