Michelle Obama to Appear on ‘Sesame Street’ with Gardening Tips

September 30, 2009

(ChattahBox) — Michelle Obama will bring her well-known White House green thumb to the set of Sesame Street for the November 10 premiere of the TV series’ 40th season. The first lady notably initiated the first fruit and vegetable garden at the presidential quarters in 60 years. In her “Sesame Street” segment Producers said on Tuesday that: ” Mrs. Obama prepares to plant tomato, cucumber and lettuce seeds. She assures finicky viewers that they’re “going to like these vegetables, because in addition to being healthy, they really taste great.”
The upcoming 40th season of Sesame Street is part of a two-year initiative called “My World Is Green & Growing.” Additional celebrities slated to make appearances in the 40th season include actresses Cameron Diaz, Eva Longoria-Parker, UK comedian Ricky Gervais and basketball star Kobe Bryant. November’s appearance won’t be her first Sesame Street experience. In May she taped a public service announcement with Elmo on the importance of diet and regular exercise for Sesame Workshop’s Healthy Habits for Life.


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