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Obamas to Plant White House Vegetable Garden Scheduled to break ground on the first day of Spring, the AP reports, “The White House is getting a new garden. First lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to break ground Friday on a new garden near the fountain on the South Lawn…” Michelle Obama envisions the organic garden on the White House lawn as a means of educating children and communities about healthful eating and… Read More

A Short History of America’s Garden This animated video is part of the “Eat the View” campaign to turn part of the White House’s 18 acre lawn back into an edible landscape. The video tells the story of the “America’s Garden” from 1800 when President John Adams planted the first “first vegetables” to feed his own family to the present day.  Read: History the White House as an edible landscape from 1800… Read More

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