When food is grown locally, she said, “oftentimes it tastes really good, and when you’re dealing with kids, you want to get them to try that carrot.”“If it tastes like a real carrot, and it’s really sweet, they’re going to think that it’s a piece of candy,” she continued. “So my kids are more inclined to try different vegetables if they are fresh and local and delicious.”
Now, if Mrs. Obama would just get her gardening staff working on an organic vegetable garden on the White House Lawn, that would probably make an impression on the whole country.
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