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Michelle Obama Garden

FLOTUS: 'Turnip For What?!'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics

First Lady Michelle Obama channeled rapper Lil Jon in her latest push to promote healthy eating, taking his hit "Turn Down For What" and putting a gre...

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...

Michelle Obama To Appear On 'The Daily Show' With Jon Stewart

Posted 05.24.2012 | Comedy

First Lady Michelle Obama will make her second appearance on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" on Tuesday, May 29, according to a press release issued...

PHOTOS: Michelle Obama Joins Kids For White House Spring Planting

AP | STACY A. ANDERSON | Posted 05.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Michelle Obama on Monday planted vegetables and plants at the White House with children from across the country as part of her broader i...

WATCH: Michelle Obama Tells Nate Berkus About Her Fall Harvest

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 01.07.2012 | Black Voices

For Michelle Obama, fall might be the most wonderful time of the year. The First Lady has been hard at work tending her crops on the White House's Sou...

Michelle Obama's Garden Garb (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Michelle Obama made her season debut in the White House Kitchen Garden on Wednesday and she looked good while doing good -- in a purple t-shirt, red c...

Michelle Obama Picks Pumpkins In Outfit Ripe For Fall (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

First Lady Michelle Obama swapped her statement necklace and simple frock on Wednesday for a casual ensemble in the afternoon to hit the White House K...

Michelle Obama's Gardening Gear: Purple Converse, 'Hope' Necklace, Giant Sweet Potatoes (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

FLOTUS Michelle Obama welcomed students from Bancroft Elementary School and Kimball Elementary School to harvest vegetables in the garden on the South...

FLOTUS To Referee 'Iron Chef America,' Ingredients Must Be From White House Garden

New York Times | Marian Burros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

In a collision of politics, cooking and popular culture, Michelle Obama will reveal the secret ingredient that the chefs must use in their televised c...

Cooking A Latin Feast From The White House Garden

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON Tuesday night's Fiesta Latina concert at the White House wasn't just a chance to showcase Latin music. The White House brought in guest che...

Eating White House Garden Salad -- Sort Of

The Atlantic Food Channel | By Eleanor Barkhorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

I was, of course, thrilled to be given the task of assembling a salad with such illustrious lettuce. I've been fascinated by the project since it brok...

White House Garden: Michelle Obama's Fresh Food Platform

AP | By DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 09.13.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- To Michelle Obama, her White House garden is more than a plot of land. It's also a soapbox. The South Lawn garden has given Mrs. Obama ...

Family Fun and Fitness

Peter Clothier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Clothier

We are reminded by the current debate about health care that we are, as a nation, doing a pretty poor job of taking care of the bodies we have been given to inhabit for the course of our earthly lives.

Michelle Obama: To Russians, She's The First Lady Of Gardening

washingtonpost.com | Robin Givhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On her second international trip as first lady, the welcoming cover stories and street chatter here have focused on her White House kitchen garden rat...

America's Diet-Related Health Issues a Direct Result of Unequal "Access"

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christopher Gavigan

The equalizer is to improve access to fresh produce in low-income communities, offer more nutritious food in school breakfast and lunch programs, and overhaul how American families eat.

Moving Toward a Healthy America: Making the Most of the Grocery Store

Lisa Sutherland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Sutherland

Start by scheduling regular family meals, serving a variety of healthy foods, and involving family members in the meal selection and preparation process.

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...

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...

Obama Garden Watch: 10 Vegetables Worth A Fist Bump

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

"Hope won" took on new meaning for me when I found out that Michelle Obama was planning a 1,100 square-foot kitchen garden on the south grounds of the...

5 Organic Gardening Tips For The White House Gardeners (and You!)

Rodale.com | Leah Zerbe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Here are 5 tips from Scott Meyer and Organic Gardening for the White House gardeners, and those who would like to join them: • Heirloom options: Mr...

Michelle Obama's Spotlight On Awareness

Susan Kaiser Greenland | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Kaiser Greenland

Okay, so how cool is it that the Obamas are tearing up 1,100 square feet of the White House lawn to plant a kitchen garden? I can't wait to see the pi...