First Lady to Pitch Gardening on ‘Sesame Street’

Michelle Obama will kick off 40th anniversary season with appearance in segment.

First lady Michelle Obama will kick off the 40th anniversary season of the children's TV show "Sesame Street" with a segment encouraging kids to plant gardens and eat healthful food.

Obama, who planted a fruit and vegetable garden on the grounds of the White House, will appear in the November10 season debut of "Sesame Street" — the educational show for kids that is broadcast in more than 120 countries around the world.
 
Producers said on Tuesday that Obama will teach the furry "residents" of Sesame Street about the benefits of growing a garden and healthy living, and will show children how to plant tomato, cucumber and lettuce seeds.
 
Read more at Reuters.