First Lawn, First Lunch! A History Of Organic Gardening On The White House Lawn

February 5, 2009

“Eat the View!” is a campaign to urge the Obamas to replant a large organic Victory Garden on the First Lawn with the produce going to the White House kitchen and to local food pantries.

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Yes, this is the White House lawn with sheep grazing on it. There were fruit trees, a garden and a green house. The green house was knocked down to make room for the West Wing. Watch the short video for more details, then go to Eat the View! for more information on edible landscaping.