Sending food aid to developing countries has fed hungry people while building a new market for American products. Sending cash is cheaper.
Michelle Obama will come out with a book in 2012 about the White House garden.
Local American food played an important role in last night's state dinner with Chinese President Hu Jintao.
First Lady Michelle Obama hosted her first live web chat on Tuesday to answer questions about her Let's Move campaign.
Hundreds of chefs gathered on the White House lawn today to launch "Chefs Move to Schools" an adopt-a-school program pairing chefs with local schools.
The White House has signed an agreement with food and beverage industry leaders to cut 1 trillion calories from the American diet by 2012.
Earlier today First Lady Michelle Obama and the Childhood Obesity Task Force unveiled a new action plan to address America's childhood obesity epidemic.
Michelle Obama will be joined by the White House chefs, elementary school children and others to break ground today on the White House Spring kitchen garden.
On Tuesday, Michelle Obama launched her "Let's Move" campaign which aims to combat the child obesity epidemic that plagues our country.
Maggie Sullivan, director of the Local Growers Guild, talks about her involvement with the guild and the Bloomington Farmer's Market.