For 125 years, The White House ate local. Video: Eat the View! [via]

Via Waylon Lewis
on Jan 7, 2009
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Brilliant, inspiring, fun, common sense and totally doable: the below videos and campaign to get the Obamas to restore a garden to the White House lawn make a lot of sense, particularly symbolically. Did you know the average meal you eat has been shipped approx 1,500 miles? That’s a lot of fuel. Want to be energy-independent, Republicans? Want to clean our air, Democrats? Check out full info over at Greenupgrader…and sign the petition!

Go slap your electronic John Henry on the White House Food Garden Petition…

The Garden of Eatin’: A Short History of America’s Garden from roger doiron on Vimeo.


This Lawn is Your Lawn from roger doiron on Vimeo.

Short version, pass it on:

This Lawn is Your Lawn – 1 minute version for Climate Matters contest from roger doiron on Vimeo.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


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