Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Director, Let's Move! on April 13, 2016
On the heels of the eighth annual planting of the White House Kitchen Garden, the First Lady set out to visit other gardens across the country. This year, as part of her American Garden Tour, Mrs. Obama is highlighting the impact and benefits of diverse gardens throughout the nation, including gardens in backyards and communities, at schools, and even in less conventional places like space.
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Director, Let's Move! on April 12, 2016
As part of the annual Spring Garden Tours, the White House will open the South Lawn this weekend on Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17 for visitors to check out the Jacqueline Kennedy Garden, the Rose Garden, and Let’s Move!’s favorite, the White House Kitchen Garden.
Posted by Catherine Oakar, Associate Director, Let's Move! on April 11, 2016
Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama was joined by students from across the country as well as NASA representatives, including astronaut Cady Coleman, to plant the White House Kitchen Garden for the eighth year in a row and final time as First Lady. In 2009, Mrs. Obama first planted the garden to initiate a conversation about the health and wellbeing of our country, which then evolved into the Let’s Move! initiative.
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Director, Let's Move! on March 28, 2016
Today marks the 138th annual White House Easter Egg Roll. It’s an exciting day when more than 35,000 people from across the country come to the South Lawn to participate in the event.
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Director, Let's Move! on March 24, 2016
Over the past six years, Let’s Move!’s mission has been to help kids and families lead healthier lives. We’ve been working to create healthier environments in schools across the country and to provide better information to parents to make healthy choices for their families. For National Nutrition Month this March, we celebrate the progress and encourage continued support for healthier kids and families.
Posted by Debra Eschmeyer, Executive Director of Let's Move! and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition on March 16, 2016
The First Lady invited parenting bloggers and other online influencers to the White House on Tuesday to have a conversation on the health of our nation’s kids because as she said, “If we want to keep seeing better food options for our families, then we need to keep raising our voices.”
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Director, Let's Move! on March 16, 2016
Try out this delicious and fun recipe created by White House Executive Chef Cris Comerford for a kale salad prepared in a mason jar, making for a tasty meal when you're on the go.
Posted by Debra Eschmeyer, Executive Director of Let's Move! and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition on March 3, 2016
The First Lady has heard from people across the country and around the globe who have been motivated to grow their own gardens since she planted the White House Kitchen Garden seven years ago. As fruits and vegetables started to grow, so did interest – not only about the garden itself, but also about the food we eat and the health of our nation’s children and families.
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Director, Let's Move! on February 22, 2016
It’s that time of year again – we’re inviting kids across the country to create healthy lunch recipes for a chance to win a trip to Washington, DC and the opportunity to attend the Kids’ “State Dinner” at the White House!
Posted by Kelly Miterko, Deputy Director, Let's Move! on February 11, 2016
During the Golden State Warriors' championship visit to the White House last week, Steph and Ayesha Curry joined the First Lady for a little Team FNV fun.