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American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America by Michelle Obama


In April 2009, First lady Michelle Obama planted a kitchen lawn at the White house’s South lawn.  As fresh greens, fruit, and herbs sprouted from the ground, this White house Kitchen backyard impressed a new conversation all across the us of a in regards to the meals we feed our households and the impact it has at the health and neatly-being of our kids. 
Now, in her first-ever e-book, American Grown, Mrs. Obama invitations you inside the White house Kitchen backyard and stocks its inspiring tale, from the primary planting to the contemporary harvest.  pay attention approximately her concerns as a beginner lawner – may the new crops even develop? find out about her struggles and her joys as lettuce, corn, tomatoes, collards and kale, sweet potatoes and rhubarb flourished within the freshly tilled soil.  Get an exceptional in the back of-the-scenes have a look at each and every season of the lawn’s enlargement, with putting original images that convey its tale to lifestyles.  take a look at the unique recipes created by means of White house chefs and made with foods just picked from the White house lawn.  And be told from the White house backyard group approximately how you'll be able to help plant your own outdoor, school or neighborhood lawn. 
Mrs. Obama’s journey keeps across the country as she stocks the stories of different lawns that have moved and impressed her: Houston office employees who make the sidentificationewalk bloom; a New York city college that created a scented lawn for the visually impaired; a North Carolina lawn that devotes its complete harvest to those in want; and other stories of groups which might be remodeling the lives and health of their voters.  
In American Grown, Mrs. Obama tells the story of the White house Kitchen backyard, celebrates the bounty of lawns across our country, and reminds us all of what we will develop together.        

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creator: Michelle Obamawriter: CrownBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 272

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