Michelle Obama Breaks Ground On The White House Garden

by Rachelle Hruska · March 23, 2009

[First Lady Michelle Obama and Chef Sam Kass break ground on the White House's Kitchen Garden on March 20th. Photo via Win McNamee for Getty]

Spring is just around corner, which means it's time to get out those rakes and start getting dirty!  Let our new First Lady, Michelle Obama, lead us to rows of tomatoes and peas as we all look for ways to become more green, more healthy, and more cost efficient this year.  Students from Bancroft Elementary school helped sow the first garden on the White House grounds since Eleanor Roosevelt's victory garden during WWII.

More photos of the Michelle Obama breaking ground below....