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From left: Allen Choung, City Blossoms, Becca Newman, Grover Park Burleigh Farmers Market, Erin Walden, DC Farmers School, Marie Morse, Capitol Area Food Bank and Ibti Vincent, Independent Food Educators, volunteers at the D.C. Farm to School and D.C. School Garden Week held at the Savoy Elementary and Thurgood Marshall Academy shared campus in Washington, DC, Tuesday, October 12, 2010, slice apples supplied by Kilmer’s Farm and Orchard in Berkeley, West Virginia. At the event a Chef’s Competition related to the Iron Chef competition was held where local chef’s and student sous chef’s created healthy, delicious recipes using local apple varieties to be judged by the students themselves. School children and a partnership of community organizations have responded to First Lady Michelle Obama’s goal to end childhood obesity by building school gardens, providing healthier foods in school meals, and helping kids connect with local food and agriculture. USDA Photo 10di1522-6 by Bob Nichols.
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