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American Grown - The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America-logo

American Grown - The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America

Michelle Obama

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Description:

In April 2009, First Lady Michelle Obama planted a kitchen garden on the White House's South Lawn. 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 behind-the-scenes look at every season of the garden's growth, with striking original photographs that bring its story to life. Try the unique recipes created by White House chefs and made with ingredients just picked from the White House garden. And learn from the White House Garden team about how you can help plant your own backyard, school or community garden. Mrs. Obama's journey continues across the nation as she shares the stories of other gardens that have moved and inspired her: Houston office workers who make the sidewalk bloom; a New York City School that created a scented garden for the visually impaired; a North Carolina garden that devotes its entire harvest to those in need; and other stories of communities that are transforming the lives and health of their citizens. In American Grown, Mrs. Obama tells the story of the White House Kitchen Garden, celebrates the bounty of gardens across our nation, and reminds us all of what we can grow together.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Various

Length:

4h 9m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:23


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:41


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:36


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

08:34


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:48


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:39


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:55


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:46


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:35


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:51


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

07:08


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:59


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

06:23


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:44


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:24


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:06


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:58


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

07:59


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:57


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:05


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:55


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:05


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

08:49


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:31


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:09


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:00


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:14


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:59


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

08:44


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

08:44


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

07:39


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

08:26


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

08:41


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:20


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

07:24


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

08:39


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

00:45