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White House Kitchen Garden Harvest
May 28, 2013 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Groundwork Somerville will be visiting the White House on Tuesday, May 28th with five elementary students from the Healey School, Principal Jill Geiser, and Susana Hernandez-Morgan from the City of Somerville to harvest the summer crop from the White House Kitchen Garden with Michelle Obama.
The five students are members of Groundwork Somerville’s Garden Club at Healey, and traveled to the White House in April to plant the garden with the First Lady. Groundwork Somerville has partnered with the City and Somerville Public Schools to establish and maintain the Schoolyard Gardens at Healey and every elementary school in Somerville, in order to offer environmental and nutritional education to students, and to promote “…environmental, economic and social well-being…”