We reported on the White House Farmers’ Market last week, and that little blog was picked up on over 40 outlets around the country. Now, here’s a bunch of videos of Michelle Obama shopping and opening the Farmers’ Market from two days ago. First, an excerpt from ele’s post last week might offer some context:
Presidential leadership is about vision. It’s about planning ahead, and guiding our society in a manner that takes our grandchildren’s grandchildren into consideration—after all, we all want America to continue to be a source of inspiration and good governance the world over.
But leadership is also about walking your talk: the devil, and angels, are in the details. And so it is particularly inspiring to see the Obamas welcome a farmers’ market to their neighborhood. After all, supporting US farmers and eating healthfully is something Republicans and Democrats, and even those Liberatarian types can get behind..