Michelle Obama simply acquired a “surprise” reward from the present US First Lady Jill Biden.
The former First Lady took to Instagram to share an image of the reward — a basket stuffed with contemporary greens from the White House Kitchen Garden.
“So thankful for this beautiful care package from our amazing @FLOTUS! These fresh veggies from the White House Kitchen Garden were such a wonderful — and delicious — surprise. Love you, Jill!” Michelle wrote alongside the image. Take a glance:
The White House reportedly has a number of vegetable gardens. For occasion, Hillary Clinton had a vegetable backyard constructed on the roof of the White House. It was Michelle, nevertheless, who’s credited with planting the biggest and most expansive vegetable backyard so far on the White House garden. According to thehill.com, she developed the backyard on the South Lawn, in 2009, as a part of her initiative on wholesome consuming throughout childhood. The greens grown right here embrace arugula (rocket), cilantro (coriander), tomatillo, sizzling peppers, spinach, chard, collards, black kale, berries, and lettuce, to call a couple of.
The White House grounds, together with the kitchen backyard, are taken care of by The National Park Service in US. “The White House Kitchen Garden supplies about 2,000 pounds of food each year for the White House. Any food that is not used at the White House is donated to a Washington, DC, charity feeding those in need,” mentions nps.gov.