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Michelle Obama Surprises Gardeners In DC (VIDEO)

First Lady Michelle Obama surprised some gardeners in the DC area this week as part of her #LetsMove initiative to get Americans to eat healthy.

Local gardeners and students from John Burroughs Elementary and Watkins Elementary School got a visit from Michelle Obama who participated and gardening and cooking activities.

From Instagram:

Surprise! The First Lady visited the gardens under the tender care of the students of John Burroughs Elementary. Each winter the students plant seeds and learn about how fruits and vegetables grow outside their classroom windows. And they showed the First Lady the magic of worm composting as worms break down food waste and return the nutrients to the soil. #LetsMove

Hello, Watkins Elementary School! These students received some garden goodies during a surprise visit from the First Lady to help get their school garden started this year. Watkins is home to a bountiful schoolyard garden that helps teach students about the benefits of local sourced food. The First Lady helped the students whip up Three Sisters tacos, making corn tortillas from scratch with a side of kale salad using kale harvested from the school garden. #LetsMove

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SURPRISE! See what happens when the First Lady surprises local gardeners around Washington, DC. ????????????#LetsMove

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I will this family so much! So many good things have happened to our country under the president’s leadership.

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