First Lady Michelle Obama, along with DC-area children, plant the White House Kitchen Garden. The garden includes spinach, peas, lettuce, broccoli, blueberries, raspberries and other vegetables and herbs.
Hundreds of chefs from all over the country converge on the South Lawn to celebrate the Chefs Move to Schools program with local students. This initiative partners chefs with local schools to help educate kids about food and nutrition. Visit http://www.LetsMove.gov. to learn more and join the program.
Dr. Jill Biden visits a remarkable boarding school in Nairobi, Kenya, the Starehe Girls’ Centre. This school for teenage orphan girls is a model program, training young women in academics, athletics, arts and agriculture. With help from USAID and partners like the Global Give Back Circle, this school is giving girls across Kenya the skills they need for a brighter future for them and their families.
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar talks about our National Parks, and about a recent visit to Yellowstone that he and President Barack Obama took. Secretary Salazar also touches upon the importance that the conservation of these public lands will play in the preservation of American history.
First Lady Michelle Obama and White House chef Sam Kass tell the story of the first garden on White House grounds since Eleanor Roosevelt’s Victory Garden during World War II. This new garden was planted in the Spring of 2009 with the help of local elementary school children and has yielded a constant supply fresh produce for the First Family and White House events.
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