White House to Plant Vegetable Garden

I think this is rather cool. The New York Times reported today that Michelle Obama will start digging up a plot in the South Lawn of the White House today to plant the first vegetable garden on the grounds since Eleanor Roosevelt’s World War II victory garden. The garden will have the duel purpose of providing food for White House meals and to educate children on the benefits of locally grown fruits and vegetables.

To read the entire article, and get a better version of the image below, go to the New York Times here>>

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(Image from the NY Times. Click on Image for bigger version)

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