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Michelle Obama Harvests The White House Kitchen Garden

Michelle Obama Harvests The White House Kitchen Garden

First Lady Michelle Obama harvests with some fifth grade students in the White House Kitchen Garden on the White House’s South Lawn on Tuesday (June 16) in Washington, D.C.

The 45-year-old First Lady later sat down to a meal with the children from Bancroft Elementary School with the lettuce and snap peas harvested from the garden to focus attention on health and nutrition.

“The planting of this garden was one of the first things I wanted to do as first lady at the White House,” she told the students. “You helped make this dream a reality.” 20+ pics inside…

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# 1

wonderful classy lady.

# 2

fabulous person!!!

# 3

Sarah Palin 2012.
Republicans and Conservatives FTW.

# 4
sweetiepie @ 06/21/2009 at 4:18 am

great idea! but why do they have to use one-way dishes? its about nature and being a role model and thats not a good thing.

# 5

Lovely. Smart and classy first lady. Harvard and Princeton grad. nice.

# 6

I agree, so classy. I love her.

# 7

beautiful!

# 8

nice cardigan!

# 9

Great! And stylish as ever! Loves it!

omg…did you see her tongue in that picture?=))…lol…she doesn’t eat nice

Ladylike.
queen of the world.

Ladylike.
queen of the world.@deea:
tong? i don´t see any

What a really good role model. I see some parents are so lazy to cook it always take out.

@LoveReeR: pic no.10

She looks good! You can see in the pics how sweet & sincere she is being with the kids. Smart and compassionate, what a lovely combination. I like the # 10 tongue pic…just shows that even with all her education, accomplishments, and new status…she has remained down to earth.

#10
Funny you should mention the tongue picture.
It reminds me of royalty in Europe—–you’ll never see them eat at functions. They simply do not allow cameras to film while they are eating to avoid unflattering photos like the one of Michelle Obama’s tongue!!
Still love Mrs. Obama—-tongue or not:-)

hottest couple ever @ 06/21/2009 at 9:38 am

Love her!

ORGANIC

ORGANIC

ORGANIC

her garden is all organically grown and the chemical companies don’t want you to know.

Michelle Organic Obama……YES!!!!!

Jared you need to change something in your “Sacha Baron Cohen: Bruno Thong!” post. Read my comment and you’ll understand why. My comment is the last one.

Michelle Obama…love her!

Love, love, love this lady!!!! The epitome of class!

So far my favorite First Lady Michelle Obama.

That looks like fun!

children at the white house @ 06/21/2009 at 10:57 am

Wow what a difference from Mrs. Bush.. She dresses like she just
came out of a J Crew Catalogue….It is so nice to see a First Lady
that is so relaxed at the White House… You would never see Laura
Bush do this..

children at the white house @ 06/21/2009 at 10:57 am

Wow what a difference from Mrs. Bush.. She dresses like she just
came out of a J Crew Catalogue….It is so nice to see a First Lady
that is so relaxed at the White House… You would never see Laura
Bush do this..

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