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My visit to The White House & the Let's Move! Event

Kiley Smith | Posted 03.21.2016 | Parents
Kiley Smith

This post is a surreal one for me to write. I am still in a utter amazement that my visit to the White House truly happened. Since I was a little girl...

WATCH: FLOTUS' Garden Party

Posted 05.29.2013 | Black Voices

April showers brought more than May flowers for first lady, Michelle Obama and a group of elementary school children from two New Jersey schools serio...

RHUBARBGATE: White House Admits Not All Vegetables Started In Garden

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 09.12.2012 | Home

Food writer Marian Burros dug up a good deal of dirt when she moderated a panel at last week's annual gathering of the Association of Food Journalists...

Christina Wilkie

Michelle Obama Holds Her First-Ever Book Signing | Christina Wilkie | Posted 06.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Michelle Obama held her first-ever book signing Tuesday at a Barnes & Noble store in downtown Washington for "American Grown: The Story ...

First Lady Michelle Obama: If I Could Be Someone Else, I'd Choose Beyonce

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.24.2012 | Politics

First lady Michelle Obama wouldn't mind trading places with Beyonce, telling People magazine if she could be someone else, it'd be a great singer. ...

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama's Sporty Look In The White House Garden

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 03.26.2012 | Style

The first lady continued her "Let's Move!" campaign as she hosted the White House Kitchen Garden 2012 spring event on Monday. Mrs. Obama was joine...

The Greenest Garden in Washington

Nigel Sheinwald | Posted 01.21.2012 | Green
Nigel Sheinwald

The British poet Alexander Pope once observed that, "All gardening is landscape-painting." But today's gardeners need to be environmental stewards as well as aesthetes.

Teacher Appreciation Week: 7 Ways To Say Thanks

Posted 07.03.2011 | Education

This week, May 2 to 6, is national Teacher Appreciation Week. It's a time to give thanks to this country's educators, who work hard for far less pay t...

Children's Book Published On White House Garden

Obama Foodorama | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home

Perfectly timed to celebrate National Gardening Month, Clarion Books will today release First Garden: The White House Garden And How it Grew, which br...

Michelle Obama & Her Garden: Back In Black! (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Michelle Obama re-opened the White House Kitchen Garden on Wednesday, with schoolchildren from Bancroft and Hollin Meadows Elementary Schools during t...

The White House Garden: Michelle Obama Is The First Lady Of Food Policy (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The White House just released a new video about the kitchen garden as the second installment of their "Inside The White House" series. The video is no...

The Only Thing Toxic About The White House Kitchen Garden Is The Misinformation: Scientists Correct The Record On Contamination

Eddie Gehman Kohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Eddie Gehman Kohan

No one is being poisoned by eating the bounty of wonderful crops that have been grown in the White House Kitchen Garden, period.

Queen Elizabeth's Garden Modeled After Michelle Obama's

Vanity Fair | By Vanity Fair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Prince Charles isn't Britain's only green royal: his mother, Queen Elizabeth, is joining the eco-friendly crusade as well. Her Royal Highness has star...

Sir Paul and The Queen Give Fruits and Veggies The Royal Treatment

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

The latest trans-Atlantic trend swap's got the Queen and Sir Paul stealing a page from the U.S.-led "Eat The View" kitchen garden revival and the Meatless Monday movement.

Michelle Obama Garden Harvesting Outfit: Comin' Up Roses! (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Michelle Obama joined fifth graders from Bancroft Elementary School again on Tuesday to harvest the Kitchen Garden they planted in March. To mark the ...

Best White House Kitchen Garden Tour Ever (VIDEO)

White House | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Ryan Howard, of the Philadelphia Phillies, just got the best-ever tour of the White House kitchen garden. White House chef Sam Kass showed Howard arou...

Michelle Obama At Bancroft Elementary School: FLOWER POWER (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Michelle Obama paid a visit to Washington's Bancroft Elementary School, where she spoke to the students who have been helping her plant the White Hous...

Send Us Photos Of Your Kitchen Gardens!

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

'Tis the season! Whether you signed up for free kitchen garden seeds on Earth Day or whether you've been working on your plants indoors to transplant ...

The Doctor With A Dirty Prescription To Purge Our Bodies, And Our Planet

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Until we start celebrating earth with a small "e" everyday, all the compact fluorescent light bulbs and reusable shopping bags and hybrid cars and stainless steel water bottles in the world won't cut it.

Obama Garden Watch II: 8 Culinary Herbs To Revitalize Your Health And Palate

Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Patricia Fitzgerald

It seems that our culture's most popular flavorings are sugar, salt, pepper, ketchup, and mustard. A common attempt we see at using a fresh culinary h...

Michelle Obama Garden Assailed By Chemical Firms

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Michelle Obama planted an organic garden to promote fruits and vegetables as part of a healthy diet, but some chemical companies are worried it may pl...

Michelle Obama's Down-And-Dirty Gardening Clothes: Working It! (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

In stark contrast to her polished appearance across Europe last week, Michelle Obama got down and dirty on Thursday while working on the White House K...

Chickens For The White House Garden?

The Atlantic Food Channel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

After the warm reception to the new White House kitchen garden, you'd think that the Obamas would be left alone on the locavore front, wouldn't you? ...

The Michelle Touch That Floored A Kitchen Garden Advocate

The Atlantic Food Channel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Part of the reason she had "spent all day long in this exhilarated place," she told me, was seeing the children in the pictures. The other cause she w...

Kitchen Garden Tips: Be Like Michelle Obama!

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Does the country feel a little healthier today to you? A little more frugal? Maybe it's because First Lady Michelle Obama broke ground on a White Hous...