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American grown [electronic resource] : The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America. Michelle Obama.

Obama, Michelle. (Author). Obama, Michelle. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780449808597 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (4 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Abridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2012.

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General Note: Abridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Michelle Obama.
Summary, etc.: In April 2009, First Lady Michelle Obama planted a kitchen garden on the White House's South Lawn. It is a garden with roots in the American past, stretching back to George Washington, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, but it is also a garden very much designed for America's future. As fresh vegetables, fruit, and herbs sprouted from the ground, this White House Kitchen Garden inspired a new conversation all across the country about the food we feed our families and the impact it has on the health and well-being of our children. Now, in her first-ever book, American Grown, Mrs. Obama invites you inside the White House Kitchen Garden and shares its inspiring story, from the first planting to the latest harvest. Hear about her worries as a novice gardener -- would the new plants even grow? Learn about her struggles and her joys as lettuce, corn, tomatoes, collards and kale, sweet potatoes and rhubarb flourished in the freshly tilled soil. Get an unprecedented...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 116815 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Gardening.
Health & Fitness.
Genre: Electronic books.

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