First Lady Gets Her Hands Dirty to Promote Healthy Living in Chicago – ABC News
Oct 25, 2011 6:40pm
ABC News’ Andrew Fies reports:
The initial woman looked as much fashionplate as farmhand as she toured Iron Street civic plantation upon Chicago’s Southside Tuesday.
There to await Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s bid to cringe “inner-city food deserts” (areas abandoned of grocery stores as well as full of health food choices) as well as to allege her own bulletin of full of health eating as well as fitness, a initial woman toured a trickery as well as schooled about aquaponics, worm composting as well as assorted sorts of indoor agriculture, such as oyster fungus chandeliers.
At a single indicate station over a compost pile, the initial woman picked up a worm as well as pronounced mischievously to a media, “It’s alive!”
Outside a vast room trickery lay multiform greenhouses. The initial woman went down rows of “curly” kale in a single of them, removing superintendence from plantation staff given these year-round crops.
Johnny Evans, 19, was a single of them. He pronounced he talked to a Michelle Obama about how “we grow these greens year- turn in these immature houses, all natural, no electricity. The compost keeps it warm.”
Michelle Obama looked sleek, gentle as well as select in black pants as well as a tan-and-black- nautical-striped long-sleeve jersey which collected to a crawl upon her right shoulder.
At a event, a initial woman assimilated with Emanuel to make known a opening of 36 latest grocery stores opposite a city.
Her stop currently is partial of Obama’s inhabitant debate to foster her Let’s Move initiative. The debate aims to foster full of health eating as well as practice whilst combating childhood obesity. Earlier this month, Obama rallied with 400 young kids in an bid to break a universe record for many people you do jumping jacks in a day, job a National Geographic Kids sponsored module “Let’s Jump!”
Tonight a initial woman hosts a fundraiser for her father in a Windy City.
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