michelle obama http://wwno.org en Farm To (Preschool) Table: Abeona House Gets Healthy Food To Little Kids http://wwno.org/post/farm-preschool-table-abeona-house-gets-healthy-food-little-kids <p><em><span id="cke_bm_50S" style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span>School lunch has remained a topic of national discussion since First Lady Michelle Obama helped encourage Congress to pass the <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2010/12/13/president-obama-signs-healthy-hunger-free-kids-act-2010-law" target="_blank">Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act</a>&nbsp;in 2010. While schools may have had success integrating healthier options into lunch rooms, getting kids to like those options is a whole different challenge.</em></p><p><em><a href="http://www.abeonahouse.org/" target="_blank">The&nbsp;Abeona House</a> is a New Orleans preschool that&rsquo;s working to address this issue, by introducing farm-to-table values to children from the very start.</em></p><p><em> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 09:53:00 +0000 Laine Kaplan-Levenson 44917 at http://wwno.org First Lady Addresses La Raza Convention In New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/first-lady-addresses-la-raza-convention-new-orleans <p>First Lady Michelle Obama brought her signature message about reducing childhood obesity to New Orleans. The First Lady also mentioned immigration and health care matters occupying her husband’s agenda. Wed, 24 Jul 2013 12:22:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 40207 at http://wwno.org French Quarter a vacation dream for Michelle Obama http://wwno.org/post/french-quarter-vacation-dream-michelle-obama <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">First lady Michelle Obama says she&#39;s been to New Orleans many times but never seen the French Quarter. She told CBS&#39;s Charlie Rose that the Quarter is on her vacation dream list.</p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 16:09:48 +0000 The Associated Press 15840 at http://wwno.org Michelle Obama Visits Region To Promote Fitness http://wwno.org/post/michelle-obama-visits-region-promote-fitness <p class="legacy-audio-url"> <div class="audio-container"> <div id="jp-interface-53d7880678c2a-" class="jp-interface"> <div id="post-audio-53d7880678c2a-" class="jp-player" jp-instance="53d7880678c2a-"></div> <div class="jp-controls column"> <div class="jp-progress"> <div class="jp-seek-bar"> <div class="jp-play-bar"></div> </div> </div><!-- end jp-progress --> </div><!-- end jp-controls --> <div class="playpause column"> <a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wwno/local-wwno-922736.mp3" class="jp-play">Listen</a> <a class="jp-pause"></a> </div><!-- playpause --> <div class="jp-time-holder column"> <div class="jp-custom-current-time"></div> <div class="jp-custom-duration"></div> </div><!-- jp-time-holder --> <div id="slider"></div> </div><!-- .jp-interface --> </div><!-- container --> </p> <p>First Lady Michelle Obama is asking adults to support her efforts to prevent childhood obesity. Eileen Fleming reports she made the challenge in remarks at a Slidell school that's been honored for its nutrition program.</p> Wed, 08 Sep 2010 23:13:03 +0000 Eileen Fleming 2456 at http://wwno.org