First Lady Michelle Obama plants vegetables in a garden with a few members from Girl Scouts Troop 60325 of Fairport, New York, during the fourth annual Kitchen Garden spring planting at the White House in Washington, D.C. on March 26.

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Pint-sized gardeners

First lady Michelle Obama plants vegetables on March 26 with a few members of Girl Scouts Troop 60325 of Fairport, N.Y., during the fourth annual kitchen garden spring planting at the White House in Washington, D.C.

 

In addition to the Girl Scout participants, school children from New York, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and the capital joined in the planting after writing to Obama about their personal experiences with gardening in their communities.

 


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The First Lady speaks to children during the White House's Kitchen Garden spring planting on March 26 in Washington, D.C.

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Touting healthy lifestyles

The first lady speaks to children about healthy eating during the kitchen garden spring planting.

 

The kitchen garden — the first vegetable garden on White House grounds since Eleanor Roosevelt's Victory Garden — is a key part of the first lady's ongoing "Let's Move!" initiative, which encourages active, nutritious lifestyles for children.

 

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