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Could there be a White House Farmers' Market?

Food, Love and Policy By Unknown #2 on August 21, 2009
Grist.org reports that President Obama, during question time at a health care forum yesterday, suggested that there might be a White House Farmer's Market sometime in the future. At least, he and First Lady Michelle Obama have talked about the idea.

The president talked about potential revenue for area farmers participating in such a market, and then went on to talk about the need to establish distribution channels for farmers to get their produce into the school lunch systems, and therefore furnish children with healthier meals.

Read the transcripthere.


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