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Promoting Healthy Eating, With 31 Other First Ladies

THE NEW YORK TIMES by MARIAN BURROS  SEPTEMBER 24, 2010 POCANTICO HILLS, N.Y. — “I can’t believe I’m hugging you,” a third-grade girl said as she clung to Michelle Obama in the kitchen of Blue Hill at Stone Barns, where Mrs. Obama was watching a group of children from nearby schools make lunch with ingredients they had gathered from the restaurant’s garden and henhouse. “You don’t know how I don’t want to leave you as well,” Mrs. Obama, the first lady, replied. But duty called. Mrs. Obama ducked into the kitchen on Friday during a tour of the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture that she organized to bring attention to her pet cause, children and healthy eating. She and the spouses of 31...

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