Let's Move! a lasting legacy for Michelle Obama


Jewel Peterson takes eating healthy very seriously.

"Kale is my favorite food," Peterson says.

Peterson's love of kale would make any parent proud. But the 11 year old never knew her healthy diet would be the reason she would one day find herself sitting right next to kale's most known advocate– Michelle Obama.

She was speechless.

"When she first walked in I almost fainted because it was so surprising to see the First Lady," Peterson told theGrio.com in an interview. "It's just amazing. It was crazy though but it's something that I will remember for the rest of my life."

See Michelle Obama and Let's Move through the years:

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US First Lady Michelle Obama embraces Sesame Street characters Elmo(L) and Rosita during an event announcing free licensing of Sesame Street characters to promote and market fresh fruit and vegetables by Produce Marketing Association growers, suppliers and retailers, as part of the Let's Move initiative, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, October 30, 2013. The agreement utilizes the strength of the Sesame Street brand to help deliver messages about fresh fruits and vegetables and characters such as Elmo and Big Bird may be on produce in stores as early as mid-2014. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS - SEPTEMBER 08: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama plays on the field during the NFL�s Play 60 campaign to fight childhood obesity at Brock Elementary School September 8, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Obama joined NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and former NFL coach Tony Dungy to promote the Play 60 campaign and the NFL's newest efforts to support Let's Move! (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
BALTIMORE - JULY 20: First lady Michelle Obama talks to Will Ohman #13 and Jeremy Guthrie #46 of the Batimore Orioles during the promotion of her 'Let's Move' campaign at Camden Yards on July 20, 2010 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
US First Lady Michelle Obama (C) kicks-off the South Lawn Series by exercising with local school children at the White House to promote physical activity and engage children from the DC community in support of her Let�s Move campaign on May 25, 2010 in Washington. AFP PHOTO / Tim Sloan (Photo credit should read TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Michelle Obama tours the Fresh Grocer supermarket, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 19, 2010. Obama, joined by US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geither and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, visited the area to speak about her initiative, Let's Move, a program to combat childhood obesity. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS - SEPTEMBER 08: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama plays on the field during the NFL�s Play 60 campaign to fight childhood obesity at Brock Elementary School September 8, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Obama joined NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and former NFL coach Tony Dungy to promote the Play 60 campaign and the NFL's newest efforts to support Let's Move! (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS - SEPTEMBER 08: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama throws a football during the NFL�s Play 60 campaign to fight childhood obesity at Brock Elementary School September 8, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Obama joined NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and former NFL coach Tony Dungy to promote the Play 60 campaign and the NFL's newest efforts to support Let's Move! (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 20: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (R) talks to White House Executive Chef Cristeta Pasia Comerford (2nd L) as local 5th graders from Bancroft Elementary look on during the White House Kitchen Garden Fall Harvest October 20, 2010 at the White House in Washington, DC. The harvest was part of the first lady�s Let�s Move! campaign to reduce childhood obesity. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Beyonce surprises students at PS/MS 161 in Harlem as part of First Lady Michelle Obama's 'Let's Move' initiative to fight childhood obesity. The students were dancing to 'Move Your Body,' which the singer recorded for the initiative. Middle School students from around the country were participating in the four-minute flash dance routine simultaneously 1:42 pm EST on May 3, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Beyonce surprises students at PS/MS 161 in Harlem as part of First Lady Michelle Obama's 'Let's Move' initiative to fight childhood obesity. The students were dancing to 'Move Your Body,' which the singer recorded for the initiative. Middle School students from around the country were participating in the four-minute flash dance routine simultaneously 1:42 pm EST on May 3, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 11: First lady Michelle Obama poses with area school children during an event on the south lawn of the White House on March 11, 2011 in Washington, DC. The first lady hosted a street hockey workout and clinic with the NHL champion Chicago Blackhawks as a part of the Let's Move! initiative. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
First lady Michelle Obama attends the third annual White House kitchen garden fall harvest. The garden is part of the first lady's better health and Let's Move initiatives. (Photo by Brooks Kraft LLC/Corbis via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 5: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama harvests vegetables with local children from Bancroft and Tubman Elementary schools as they participate in the White House Kitchen Garden Fall Harvest, October 5, 2011 at the White House in Washington, DC. Michelle Obama planted the White House kitchen garden to help connect kids with the food they eat as part of her Let's Move! initiative. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
First Lady Michelle Obama plays soccer as she hosts a 'Let's Move!' event on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, October 6, 2011, with the US Women's National Soccer Team. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
First Lady Michelle Obama, Sam Kass, Senior Policy Advisor for Healthy Food Initiatives, and Top Chef head judge Tom Colicchio, center, watch as chefs from past seasons of 'Top Chef and students take part in a cooking competition at the Kleberg Rylie Recreation Center in Dallas, Texas, Feb. 10, 2012. The event, which helped celebrate the second anniversary of the Let's Move! initiative, highlighted the work being done in schools across America to provide healthier food to students. (Official White House Photo by Sonya N. Hebert) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House. (Photo by Sonya Hebert/White House/Handout/The White House/Corbis via Getty Images)
CROPPED VERSION US First Lady Michelle Obama raises her arms as British footballer David Beckham (R) applauds during a football game with children as part of the 'Let's Move-London' event at the Winfield House in London on July 27, 2012, hours before the official start of the London 2012 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)
US First Lady Michelle Obama harvests vegetables from the White House Kitchen Garden following an announcement of free licensing of Sesame Street characters to promote and market fresh fruit and vegetables by Produce Marketing Association growers, suppliers and retailers, as part of the Let's Move initiative, at the White House in Washington, DC, October 30, 2013. The agreement utilizes the strength of the Sesame Street brand to help deliver messages about fresh fruits and vegetables and characters such as Elmo and Big Bird may be on produce in stores as early as mid-2014. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Michelle Obama harvests sweet potatoes from the White House Kitchen Garden following an announcement of free licensing of Sesame Street characters to promote and market fresh fruit and vegetables by Produce Marketing Association growers, suppliers and retailers, as part of the Let's Move initiative, at the White House in Washington, DC, October 30, 2013. The agreement utilizes the strength of the Sesame Street brand to help deliver messages about fresh fruits and vegetables and characters such as Elmo and Big Bird may be on produce in stores as early as mid-2014. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 25: First Lady Michelle Obama gives a child a hug as she arrives for a game of snag putting during a visit to the Gwen Cherry Park NFL/YET Center on February 25, 2014 in Miami, Florida. The visit was part of a celebration around the fourth anniversary of Lets Move!, her initiative to ensure that all our children grow up healthy and reach their full potential. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 25: First Lady Michelle Obama participates in a yoga class during a visit to the Gwen Cherry Park NFL/YET Center as she celebrates the 4th Anniversary of Let's Move on February 25, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Larry Marano/WireImage)
First lady Michelle Obama with Sam Kass, Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition Policy and Let's Move Executive Director, as they speak to school children during the annual fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden at the White House in Washington. (Photo by Brooks Kraft LLC/Corbis via Getty Images)
First lady Michelle Obama is joined by school children as they harvest vegetables in the annual fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden at the White House in Washington. On the left is Sam Kass, Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition Policy and Let's Move Executive Director. (Photo by Brooks Kraft LLC/Corbis via Getty Images)
MILAN, ITALY - JUNE 17: U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama hosts a cooking demonstration for local students at the James Beard American Restaurant on June 17, 2015 in Milan, Italy. After visiting London, Michelle Obama has travelled to Italy where she is expected to speak about her 'Let's Move' initiative to combat childhood obesity. (Photo by Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images)
MILAN, ITALY - JUNE 17: First Lady Michelle Obama hosts a cooking demonstration for local students at the James Beard American Restaurant on June 17, 2015 in Milan, Italy. After visiting London, Michelle Obama has travelled to Italy where she is expected to speak about her 'Let's Move' initiative to combat childhood obesity. (Photo by Pier Marco Tacca/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama host a group of Girl Scouts, including Daphnye Shell, 9, of Peggs, Oklahoma, for a campout on the South Lawn of the White House June 30, 2015 in Washington, DC. The first family hosted the event as part of the first lady's Let's Move! Outside initiative and for Girl Scouts to earn the new Girls' Choice Outdoor badge. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/WHITE HOUSE POOL (ISP POOL IMAGES)/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) and first lady Michelle Obama (3rd L), flanked by Daphnye Shell (L) of Peggs, Oklahoma, and Kennedi Pridget (R) of Maryland, participate in a campfire songs session with fourth-grade Girl Scouts during the first-ever White House Campout June 30, 2015 at South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. The first lady hosted the event, as part of her Let's Move! Outside initiative, for Girl Scouts to participate in activities to earn their Camper Badge, and to celebrate the release of the new Girls' Choice Outdoor badges. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 30: U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama participate in a campfire songs session with fourth-grade Girl Scouts during the first-ever White House Campout June 30, 2015 at South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. The first lady hosted the event, as part of her Let's Move! Outside initiative, for Girl Scouts to participate in activities to earn their Camper Badge, and to celebrate the release of the new Girls' Choice Outdoor badges. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - March 15: First lady Michelle Obama departs after speaking to leading parenting bloggers, online influencers, and content creators March 15, 2016 in the East Room of the White House in Washington D.C. The first lady hosted an event attended by about 150 people addressing the health of the nation's kids as part of the 'Let's Move!' initiative. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)
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It all happened on a chilly February day last year at Watkins Elementary School in Washington D.C.

The school offers a program titled FoodPrints. It's an educational project in D.C. schools that combines gardening, cooking, nutrition and education. Watkins Elementary started the program in 2012 as a way to get involved with the Let's Move campaign launched by Michelle Obama.

"Every year students plant and harvest and then use the fruits and the vegetables that we grow in the garden to bring into the classroom and actually cook and learn about how they can make healthy meals," said Elena Bell, Watkins' principal.

The First Lady was so impressed with the program she wanted to see it first-hand, but instead of notifying the school of the pending visit, the White House pretended Home and Garden Television was coming to film the gardens – not even Principal Bell knew Michelle Obama was coming.

"We were caught by complete surprise," Bell said. " So for me I'm extremely proud to be able to be a principal who had a surprise visit from Mrs. Obama and that she walked in our hallways and she visited our classroom and that she then in turn invited students to the White House so that they could see the garden and experience her work."

First Ladies have historically developed their own unique projects and contributions to each presidency.

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WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 18: US President Barack Obama (R) and First Lady Michelle Obama (2L) pose for the official picture with Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi (2R) and Italian First Lady Agnese Landini (L) prior to the state dinner at the White House on October 18, 2016 in Washington DC. President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are hosting their final state dinner featuring celebrity chef Mario Batali and singer Gwen Stefani performing after dinner. (Photo by Shawn Thew - pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 18: U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wait for the arrival of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife Mrs. Agnese Landini, for a state dinner at the White House, October 18, 2016 in Washington, DC. President Obama is hosting the last state visit of his presidency. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk out to welcome Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife Agnese Landini on the North Portico of the White House before the state dinner in Washington on October 18, 2016. / AFP / YURI GRIPAS (Photo credit should read YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama stands with First Lady Michelle Obama shortly before greeting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur at the North Portico of the White House November 24, 2009, as the Obamas host their first official State Dinner. AFP Photo/Nicholas Kamm (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama stands with First Lady Michelle Obama shortly before greeting Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur at the North Portico of the White House November 24, 2009, as the Obamas host their first official State Dinner. AFP Photo/Nicholas Kamm (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC -MAY 19: President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama await the arrival of the Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Mrs. Margarita Zavala to this evenings State Dinner at the White House. Photos taken on May 19, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Marvin Joseph /The Washington Post via Getty Images) StaffPhoto imported to Merlin on Wed May 19 18:43:28 2010
WASHINGTON - MAY 19: First lady Michelle Obama and her husband U.S President Barack Obama wait for Mexican President Felipe Calderon and his wife Margarita Zavala to arrive for the State Dinner at the White House on May 19, 2010 in Washington, DC. President Obama welcomed President Calderon to the White House today for an official state visit that is taking place amid tension over immigration politics and Mexico's deadly drug war. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 19: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and first lady Michelle Obama (L) welcome Chinese President Hu Jintao for a State dinner at the White House January 19, 2011 in Washington, DC. Obama and Hu met in the Oval Office earlier in the day. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Pool/Corbis via Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive to greet Chinese President Hu Jintao upon his arrival on the North Portico of the White House in Washington, DC, January 19, 2011, prior to hosting a State Dinner. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama (R) and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive to greet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer (not in picture) at the North Portico of the White House in Washington, DC, on June 7, 2011 for the State Dinner. Obama warned Europe's debt crisis must not destabilize the global economy, as he laid on a lavish and warm White House welcome for Merkel. Obama said he and Merkel had extensive talks about the plight of debt-stricken Greece, which needs a second huge financial bailout, despite some reluctance from some eurozone members to stump up fresh funds. AFP Photo/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama (R) and First Lady Michelle Obama arrive to greet German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her husband Joachim Sauer (out of frame) at the North Portico of the White House in Washington, DC, June 7, 2011 for the State Dinner. Obama warned Europe's debt crisis must not destabilize the global economy, as he laid on a lavish and warm White House welcome for Merkel. Obama said he and Merkel had extensive talks about the plight of debt-stricken Greece, which needs a second huge financial bailout, despite some reluctance from some eurozone members to stump up fresh funds. AFP Photo/Saul Loeb (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 13: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (L) and U.S. President Barack Obama wait for the arrival of South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and first lady Kim Yoon-ok on the North Portico of the White House before attending a state dinner October 13, 2011 in Washington, DC. Michelle Obama is wearing a dress designed by Korean-American Doo-Ri Chung. Earlier in the day, President Lee held a joint press conference with Obama and addressed a joint meeting of Congress. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
First Lady Michelle Obama walks with South Korean first lady Kim Yoon-ok in the Cross Hall as they arrive for a State Dinner at the White House in Washington, DC on October 13, 2011. The State Visit comes only a day after congress passed a free trade agreement with South Korea. (Photo by Roger L. Wollenberg/Pool/Corbis via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 14: U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama stand in the North Portico of the White House before attending a state dinner March 14, 2012 in Washington, DC. Earlier in the day, Prime Minter Cameron participated in a joint press conference with President Obama, topics included Afghanistan, Syria and Iran. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama await the arrival of British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife, Samantha Cameron, prior to a State Dinner as part of an official visit on the North Portico of the White House in Washington, DC, March 14, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama await the arrival of French President Francois Hollande for the State Dinner at the North Portico of the White House on February 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama pose with French President Francois Hollande as he arrives for the State Dinner at the North Portico of the White House on February 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle wait for the arrival of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe at the North Portico of the White House on April 28, 2015 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Michelle Obama (R) poses with Akie Abe, the wife of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, upon arrival at the North Portico of the White House on April 28, 2015 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 25: U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. President Barack Obama wait on the North Portico for the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Madame Peng Liyuan ahead of a state dinner at the White House September 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama and Xi announced an agreement on curbing climate change and an understanding on cyber security. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 25: (L-R) Madame Peng Liyuan, U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Barack Obama pose for photographers on the North Portico ahead of a state dinner at the White House September 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama and Xi announced an agreement on curbing climate change and an understanding on cyber security. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, D.C. â On Thursday, March 10, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wait for the arrival of Canada's Prime Minister and Mrs. Gregoire Trudeau for a State Dinner in the East Room of the White House. (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto) (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, D.C. â On Thursday, March 10, from (l-r), Mrs. Gregoire Trudeau, First Lady Michelle Obama, Canada's Prime Minister, and President Barack Obama outside of the North Portico of the White House before the State Dinner in the East Room of the White House. (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto) (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama pose with Nordic leaders and their spouses before a state dinner at the White House in Washington, DC, on May 13, 2016. / AFP / Nicholas Kamm (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama wait for Nordic leaders to arrive for a state dinner at the White House in Washington, DC, on May 13, 2016. / AFP / Nicholas Kamm (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and U.S. President Barack Obama wait for the arrival of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore and his wife Ho Ching on the North Portico of the White House August 2, 2016 in Washington, DC. The Obamas are hosting the prime minister and his wife for an official state dinner. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 02: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and U.S. President Barack Obama wait for the arrival of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore and his wife Ho Ching on the North Portico of the White House August 2, 2016 in Washington, DC. The Obamas are hosting the prime minister and his wife for an official state dinner. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Jacqueline Kennedy was best known for her stunning fashion sense and her role as a "respected ambassador of good will" for the country. Nancy Reagan launched the "Just Say No" campaign in an effort to keep kids off drugs and Eleanor Roosevelt fiercely advocated for equal rights.

Obama's Lets Move! campaign has arguably already made a significant impact – focusing on raising a healthier generation of kids by encouraging healthy food choices, nutrition and physical activity.

Since Lets Move! began in 2010, it updated school meal nutrition standards for the first time in 15 years.

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It allows American public schools to offer healthier schools meals and snacks for more than 50 million kids. More than three million kids now have a salad bar in their school and more than 12 million kids now attend schools that ensure 60 minutes of physical activity each day and that's just some of the initiatives accomplishments.

As a part of the initiative, along with partnering with schools across the country, the first lady opened the White House to hundreds of children from diverse backgrounds to experience the gardens on the South Lawn.

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Malia and Sasha Obama through the years
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Illinois U.S. Senate candidate Democrat Barack Obama (2nd R), wife Michelle and their daughters Malia (R), 3, and Sasha (L), 6, spend time in their Chicago hotel room, November 2, 2004. Obama faces Republican candidate Alan Keys in the first Senate race with two African American candidates.

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Michelle Obama and her daughters Sasha and Malia (R) listen as her husband Democratic presidential candidate Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) speaks during a campaign stop in Oskaloosa, Iowa, July 4, 2007. REUTERS/Keith Bedford (UNITED STATES)
Sasha Obama walks from Jorge's Sombrero restaurant after a meal with her father U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) and her sister Malia and mother Michelle in Pueblo, Colorado November 1, 2008. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES) US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN 2008 (USA)

Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) is cheered by supporters after winning the Democratic Iowa caucuses in Des Moines, Iowa January 3, 2008. Obama is seen with his wife Michelle and daughters Malia (L) and Sasha.

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'U.S. first lady Michelle Obama laughs while her daughter Malia reads a book to patients at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington. Also is Obama's other daughter Sasha.

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U..S President Barack Obama's daughters Malia and Sasha Obama watch the inaugural parade from their father's reviewing stand in Washington January 20, 2009. Barack Obama became the first black U.S. president on Tuesday and declared it is time to set aside petty differences and embark on a new era of responsibility to repair the country and its image abroad.

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Sasha Obama, the youngest daughter of U.S. President Barack Obama, smiles as she looks at her sister Malia as they wait to collect takeout lunch at Nancy's restaurant in Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, August 26, 2009.

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U.S. President Barack Obama's daughters Malia (L) and Sasha play with the first family's dog Bo as they wait for Obama's return to Washington after a day trip to Ohio and Pennsylvania, where he participated in economic rallies, September 15, 2009.

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President Barack Obama speaks onstage as Michelle Obama, Sasha Obama and Malia Obama look on during TNT's 'Christmas in Washington 2010' at the National Building Museum on December 12, 2010 in Washington, DC.

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Malia Obama and Sasha Obama attend the first White House Dance Series with their mother, First Lady Michelle Obama, in the East Room of the White House September 7, 2010 in Washington, DC. The dance event was a tribute to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Artistic Director Judith Jamison, a famous modern dancer, choreographer and muse to Alvin Ailey.

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U.S. President Barack Obama enjoys a "shaved ice" with his daughter Malia at Island Snow Hawaii while on vacation in Kailua January1, 2010.

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U.S. President Barack Obama walks with his daughter, Sasha, as they look at the White-Handed Gibbon at the Honolulu Zoo in Hawaii January 3, 2010.

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President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and their daughters, Sasha and Malia, sit for a family portrait in the Oval Office, Dec. 11, 2011.

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First Lady Michelle Obama, first daughters Malia and Sasha and first dog Bo receive the 2012 Christmas Tree.

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President Barack Obama and his daughters Malia and Sasha.

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U.S. President Barack Obama celebrates with first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia (R) and Sasha at their election night victory rally in Chicago, November 7, 2012.

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Sasha (L) and Malia Obama, daughters of US President Barack Obama, take a photo of themselves during the Presidential Inaugural Parade on January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC.

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US President Barack Obama speaks to a cashier as he pays for books with daughter Malia at the Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington on November 30, 2013 as part of Small Business Saturday.

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U.S. President Barack Obama walks from Marine One with his daughter Sasha as they return to the White House in Washington January 5, 2014. Obama and his daughters were returning from a two week holiday vacation.

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Malia Obama and Sasha Obama speak onstage at TNT Christmas in Washington 2014 at the National Building Museum on December 14, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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U.S. President Barack Obama's daughters Sasha (L) and Malia listen to their father during the pardoning of the National Thanksgiving Turkey "Cheese" at the White House in Washington November 26, 2014.

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Sasha Obama, daughter of U.S. President Barack Obama, participates in the turkey pardoning ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House November 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. In a tradition dating back to 1947, the president pardons a turkey, sparing the tom -- and his alternate -- from becoming a Thanksgiving Day feast. This year, Americans were asked to choose which of two turkeys would be pardoned and to cast their votes on Twitter.

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Malia Obama (R) and Sasha Obama after arrival at Malpensa Airport in Milan, on June 17, 2015.

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Malia Obama, daughter of U.S. President Barack Obama, participates in the turkey pardoning ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House November 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. In a tradition dating back to 1947, the president pardons a turkey, sparing the tom -- and his alternate -- from becoming a Thanksgiving Day feast. This year, Americans were asked to choose which of two turkeys would be pardoned and to cast their votes on Twitter.

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Malia and Sasha Obama attend the national Christmas tree lighting ceremony on the Ellipse south of the White House December 3, 2015 in Washington, DC. The lighting of the tree is an annual tradition attended by the president and the first family.

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US President Barack Obama and daughter Malia make their way to board Air Force One before departing from Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles on April 8, 2016. Obama is heading to San Francisco to take part in a Democratic National Committee roundtable discussion and to attend a Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee fundraiser.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (R) walk to Air Force One as they depart from Roswell, New Mexico, U.S., June 17, 2016.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia walk from Marine One to board Air Force One upon their departure from O'Hare Airport in Chicago April 7, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President Barack Obama and First lady Michelle Obama's youngest daughter Sasha (C) picks up her food at the Z-burger chain during the "I'm with Hillary" promotion in Washington, U.S., October 28, 2016. Customers using the password received a free hamburger today. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
Sasha (L) and Malia Obama, the daughters of U.S. President Barack Obama and U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama walk to Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., June 17, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Malia Obama attends the 2016 Budweiser Made in America Festival at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on September 4, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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HAVANA, CUBA - MARCH 22: (L-R) Malia Obama, Sasha Obama, U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama react to the first run scored during an exhibition game between the Cuban national baseball team and Major League Baseball's Tampa Bay Devil Rays at the Estado Latinoamericano March 22, 2016 in Havana, Cuba. This is the first time a sitting president has visited Cuba in 88 years.

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Malia Obama (L) and Princess Lalla Meryem of Morocco attend an Iftar dinner at the royal palace in Marrakech, June 28, 2016. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

Sasha Obama, daughter of U.S. President Barack Obama, attends her first State Dinner in honor of the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau at the White House in Washington March 10, 2016.

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Malia Obama attends a State Dinner at the White House March 10, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Hosted by President and First Lady Obama, the dinner is in honor of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and First Lady Sophie Gregoire Trudeau of Canada.

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U.S. President Barack Obama, U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia (R) and Sasha (L) board Air Force One at Cape Cod Coast Guard Air Station in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, U.S., August 21, 2016.

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It's something the Washington Youth Garden, who are partners with the Let's Move campaign says has changed the 'face' of gardening.

"[Gardening] is something that [is seen] as more for the white privilege class I feel like," said Nadia Mercer, Washington Youth Garden's program director. "But [Michelle Obama] was saying no we're taking back this gardening experience we're going to grow food for our community and it's accessible for everybody."

Registered Dietician, Rebecca Mohning tells theGrio.com Michelle Obama has really laid out a blueprint for what households should consider when it comes to food and nutrition.

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MATTESON, IL - AUGUST 4: Barack Obama waves to supporters as he arrives at his 43rd birthday celebration with his wife Michelle (L) and daughters Sasha, in his arms, and Malia during a fundraiser August 4, 2004 in Matteson, Illinois. Obama is the Democratic candidate from Illinois running for the U.S. Senate and currently represents Illinois' 13th Senate District on Chicago' s South Side. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)
CHICAGO - NOVEMBER 2: Candidate for the U.S. Senate Barack Obama (D-IL) sits with his wife Michelle and daughters Sasha (L) and Malia (R) in a hotel room as they wait for election returns to come in November 2, 2004 in Chicago, Illinois. Obama is expected to win easily against the Republican candidate Alan Keyes. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - JANUARY 4: U.S. Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) (2nd L) poses for with his wife Michelle (2nd R), Vice President Dick Cheney (R), daughters (C) Malia and Sasha during the reenactment of a swearing -in ceremony on Capitol Hill January 4, 2005 in Washington, DC. The 109th Congress was sworn in January 4. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
SPRINGFIELD, IL - FEBRUARY 10: Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) (2nd-L) his daughters Sasha (L) and Malia (C) and his wife Michelle (R) wave to a crowd gathered on the lawn of the old State Capital Building February 10, 2007 in Springfield, Illinois. Obama announced to the crowd that he would seek the Democratic nomination for President. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 16: Michelle Obama, wife of U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, center, and daughters Malia, right, and Sasha, left, inspect a baby chicken during a family visit to the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, Iowa, on Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007. Obama is a ``leader'' who can ease economic disparity while increasing prosperity, billionaire Warren Buffett said at a fund-raiser he held for the presidential hopeful last night. (Photo by Steve Pope/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
DES MOINES, IA - JANUARY 03: Democratic Presidential hopeful Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) his wife Michelle, and daughters Malia (L) and Sasha greet supporters gathered for a post-caucus celebration at the Hy-Vee Center January 3, 2008 in Des Moines, Iowa. According to reports Obama has won the Democratic caucus race in Iowa and will now move his campaign for the American presidency to New Hampshire which holds its primary next week. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
LAFAYETTE, IN- MAY 03: Malia Obama takes off on roller skates as her mother Michelle Obama (L) helps her younger sister Sasha get ready to skate at the Great Skates roller rink May 3, 2008 in Lafayette, Indiana. Voters in Indiana and North Carolina go to the polls May 6. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Democratic presidential hopeful and Illinois Senator Barack Obama stands on stage with his wife Michelle and their daughters Sasha and Malia during his caucus night rally at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines, Iowa, 03 January 2008. Obama surged to a stunning victory in the first 2008 White House nominating contest 03 January 2008, dealing a severe blow to Hillary Clinton's bid to be America's first woman president. AFP PHOTO/SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US Democratic presidential candidate Illinois Senator Barack Obama's daughter Sasha (2nd R) tells people to 'Vote for Daddy' as Obam, his wife Michelle and their daughter Malia look on during a family picnic during which he delivered a short speech in Fort Wayne, Indiana, on May 04, 2008. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
CHICAGO- JUNE 15: (L-R) Sasha Obama, Malia Obama and Michelle Obama listen to Democratic Presidential hopeful Barack Obama give a Fathers Day speech at Apostolic Church of God June 15, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. Obama spoke about the importance of fathers being involved in the raising of their children. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 25: Michelle Obama with her daughters Malia and Sasha at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, CO. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Michelle Obama, wife of US Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, brings daughters Malia (L) and Sasha on stage after her speech at the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center in Denver on August 25, 2008. The Democrats formally opened their convention to crown Barack Obama as the first black presidential nominee in US history. AFP PHOTO/Paul J. RICHARDS (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 28: Senator Barack Obama of Illinois, Democratic presidential candidate, left, his wife Michelle Obama, right, and their daughters, Sasha, left, and Malia Ann, wave to the audience on day four of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) at Invesco Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado, U.S., on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008. Obama accepted his party's nomination for presidential candidate during his speech at the stadium tonight. (Photo by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
PUEBLO, CO - NOVEMBER 01: Democratic presidential nominee U.S. Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) is greeted by his daughter, Malia (C) and Sasha as he exited his plane at Pueblo Memorial Airport November 1, 2008 in Pueblo, Colorado. Obama continues to campaign against Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) as Election Day draws near. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
US Democratic presidential candidate Illinois Senator Barack Obama and his daughters Sasha, 7, and Malia, 10 arrive at a rally at JFK Stadium in Springfield, Missouri, November 01, 2008. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President-elect Senator Barack Obama (D-IL) along with wife Michelle (R) and daughters Sasha and Malia (2nd R) wave during his election night victory rally in Chicago November 4, 2008. Obama captured the White House on Tuesday after an extraordinary two-year campaign, defeating Republican John McCain to make history as the first black to be elected U.S. president. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES)
CHICAGO - NOVEMBER 26: President-elect Barack Obama (R), wife Michelle (L) and daughters Sasha (2nd L) and Malia, pass out food at St. Columbanus Parrish and School November 26, 2008, in Chicago, Illinois. Obama earlier intruduced Paul Volckeras the chair of his Economic Recovery Advisory Board. (Photo by Frank Polich-Pool/Getty Images)
CHICAGO - NOVEMBER 26: Sasha Obama (L) and Malia Obama, daughters of President-elect Barack Obama, pass out food at St. Columbanus Parrish and School November 26, 2008, in Chicago, Illinois. Obama earlier intruduced Paul Volckeras the chair of his Economic Recovery Advisory Board. (Photo by Frank Polich-Pool/Getty Images)
HONOLULU, HI - DECEMBER 30: (AFP-OUT) U.S. President-elect Barack Obama embraces his older daughter Malia as younger daughter Sasha looks on before entering the Honolulu Zoo December 30, 2008 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Obama and his family have been in his native Hawaii since December 20 for the Christmas holiday. (Photo by Kent Nishimura-Pool/Getty Images)
Sasha (L) and Malia (R), the dauthers of US President-elect Barack Obama, take photos while waiting for their parents at the �We are One� Inaugural Celebration at the Lincoln Memorial January 18, 2009 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Malia (L) and Sasha (R) Obama, daughters of US President-elect Barack Obama, arrive to watch their father sworn in as the 44th US president by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in front of the Capitol in Washington on January 20, 2009. AFP PHOTO/ TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - FEBRUARY 08: Daughters of U.S. President Barack Obama, Malia (L) and Sasha (R) walk with an unidentified girl after they got off from Marine One at the South Lawn of the White House February 8, 2009 in Washington, DC. The first family has returned from their first visit to Camp David after the 44th President took office. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - APRIL 12: (EDITOR'S NOTE: ALTERNATE CROP) In this handout image released by the White House on April 12, 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama (top-C) pets the family's new dog, Bo, a six-month old Portuguese water dog, as his daughters, Sasha and Malia (R) look on, in the White House in Washington, DC. Bo is a gift from Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA) and his wife Victoria to the President's daughters. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)
SLUG: PH/CHURCH. DATE: April, 12, 2009 CREDIT: Katherine Frey / TWP. Washington, DC. The Obamas attend Easter Sunday services at St. John's Episcopal Church at 16th & H St. NW President Barack Obama with daughter, Sasha, walk into a side entrance of St. John's Episcopal Church across Lafayette Park from the White House for Easter Sunday services. (daughter Malia darted in ahead of everyone else. Michelle was bringing up the rear.) (Photo by Katherine Frey/The Washington Post/Getty Images)
First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia Obama stand up after reading to young children during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, on April 13, 2009. More than 30,000 guests will attend this year's events, which include a kids kitchen, an organic kitchen, live musical performances, kids yoga and the traditional Easter egg roll. AFP PHOTO / Saul Loeb (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Malia Obama walks her new six-month old Portuguese water dog Bo alongside US President Barack Obama, Sasha Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, on April 14, 2009. AFP PHOTO / Saul Loeb (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
FRANCE - JUNE 05: Us President Barack Obama'S Wife Michelle Arrives At The Eiffel Tower For A Visit With Her Two Daughters Malia And Sasha And Family In Paris, France On June 05, 2009 - Malia Obama. (Photo by Pool HOUNSFIELD/SAMSON/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
Sasha Obama, daughter of US President Barack Obama, gets out of an SUV after returning to the White House in Washington following an unscheduled outing with her father and sister Malia to the The Dairy Godmother ice cream store in the Del Ray neighborhood of Alexandria, Virginia, on June 20, 2009. AFP PHOTO/Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
First Lady Michelle Obama applauds while standing on stage with daughters Sasha (L) and Malia while US President Barack Obama speaks during the luau for members of Congress and their families June 25, 2009 at the White House in Washington, DC. At right is his daughter Sasha. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama along with his wife Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia wave upn their arrival to Moscow on July 6, 2009. Obama landed in Russia to revive a relationship hurt by a series of crises, but with the two Cold War ex-foes still facing tough talks on several key issues. AFP PHOTO / DMITRY KOSTYUKOV (Photo credit should read DMITRY KOSTYUKOV/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama walks alongside First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia to Air Force One prior to departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, July 5, 2009. Obama is traveling to Moscow, Russia, on the first leg of a week-long trip that will also take him to Italy and Ghana. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - JULY 12: (AFP OUT) U.S. President Barack Obama (2ndR), First Lady Michelle Obama (2ndL) and daughters Sasha (R) and Malia (L) exit Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House July 12, 2009 in Washington, DC. Obama and the first family returned home to the White House in the early morning after a trip overseas to Russia, Europe, Africa and a G-8 meeting. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski-Pool/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha disembark from the Marine One helicopter on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, upon their return from Camp David on July 19, 2009. AFP PHOTO/Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - AUGUST 14: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and first lady Michelle Obama (2nd-L) walk with daughters Sasha (2nd-R) and Malia (L) toward Marine One to depart the White House on August 14, 2009 in Washington, DC. President Obama is traveling to Montana to attend a town hall meeting on the topic of health care reform. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON - AUGUST 17: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) returns to the White House with his family including (L-R) daughter Sasha, U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, and daughter Malia August 17, 2009 in Washington, DC. The family spent the last 3 days out of town, including a visit to the Grand Canyon National Park. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
US First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters Malia and Sasha (L) follow US President Barack Obama as they wait to pick up their lunch at Nancy's fast food restaurant in Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, on August 26, 2009. AFP PHOTO/Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha walk back to the White House after attending a prayer service at the St Johns church in Washington, DC, on October 11, 2009. AFP PHOTO/Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
'President Barack Obama pardons a turkey, Courage, with daughters Sasha and Malia Obama on the day before Thanksgiving, during a ceremony in the North Portico of the White House in Washington. ' (Photo by Brooks Kraft LLC/Corbis via Getty Images)
President Obama pardons the Thanksgiving Turkey as daughters Sasha and Malia look on outside the north portico of the White House. (Photo by ImageCatcher News Service/Corbis via Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama (R) walks with his daughters, Malia Obama (2nd R) and Sasha Obama (L) and First Lady Michelle Obama to Marine One prior to departure from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, on December 24, 2009. Obama and the family are spending Christmas and New Years Day on vacation in Hawaii. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters Malia and Sasha arrive at the Hickam Air Force Base in Honolulu, Hawaii, on December 24, 2009 for Christmas vacation. Obama on December 24 hailed the 'historic' passage through the Senate of a sweeping health care bill, saying it ended a 'century-long struggle' to reform the flawed system. AFP PHOTO/Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama holds hands with daughters Malia (L) and Sasha upon their return to the White House in Washington, following their vacation in Hawaii. (Photo by ImageCatcher News Service/Corbis via Getty Images)
First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters, Sasha and Malia, attend the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, hosted by US President Barack Obama, during the singing of the National Anthem on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, April 5, 2010. More than 30,000 people from all 50 states will visit the annual event, dating back to 1878, which includes live musical performances, a storytime stage, chef events and an easter egg hunt. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha arrive to board Marine One helicopter on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, on August 29, 2010. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Michelle Obama (L) with daughters Malia (C) and Sasha (R) walk to check out the White House Christmas tree after it was delivered by horse drawn carriage on November 26, 2010 at the White House in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO / TIM SLOAN (Photo credit should read TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama speaks onstage as Michelle Obama (L), Sasha Obama (2nd L), and Malia Obama (R) look on during TNT's 'Christmas in Washington 2010' at the National Building Museum on December 12, 2010 in Washington, DC. 'Christmas in Washington 2010' airs on TNT December 17 at 8pm. 20792_004_1050.JPG
U.S. President Barack Obama waves returns from his Hawaiian vacation to the White House with first lady Michelle (2nd L) and daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (R). (Photo by Brooks Kraft LLC/Corbis via Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama, along with others, sings 'Happy Birthday' to First Lady Michelle Obama as their daughters Malia (R) and Sasha look on as they arrive to take part in a community service project at Stuart Hobson Middle School in celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. day of service in Washington, DC, on January 17, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama (3rdL) introduces his family, First Lady Michelle Obama (C) and his daughter Sasha and Malia, as they arrive in Brasilia, Brazil, March 19, 2011. Obama arrived in Brazil Saturday, calling for bolstering economic ties between the United States and Latin America to open new markets and create more jobs. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Michelle Obama walks alongside daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (C) upon arrival for a reception hosted byBrazilian President Dilma Rousseff at the Palacio do Alvorada, the official residence in Brasilia, Brazil, March 19, 2011. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama (C) and First Lady Michelle Obama (L) walk with their daughter Sasha (R ) and Malia (not seen) to board Air Force One to depart Rio de Janiero, Brazil, March 21, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and their daughters Malia and Sasha(L) walk to St John's Church across from the White House in Washington, DC, on July 17, 2011 to attend a Sunday prayer service . AFP Photo/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama and his daughters Sasha(R) and Malia speak before the pardoning ceremony for the National Thanksgiving Turkey at the North Portico of the White House in Washington, DC, November 23, 2011. President Obama pardoned a 45-pound (17kg) bird named 'Liberty.' Each Thanksgiving, the President 'pardons' a hand-selected turkey, sparing the bird from someone's dinner table and ensuring the rest of its days are spent roaming on a farm or petting zoo. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 11: In this handout provided by the White House, (L - R) First Lady Michelle Obama, Malia Obama, U.S. President Barack Obama and Sasha Obama, sit for a family portrait in the Oval Office on December 11, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Pete Souza/White House via Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia (2nd,L) and Sasha join in for a final song at the conclusion of the performances at the annual 'Christmas in Washington' gala, December 11, 2011, Washington, DC. (Photo by Mike Theiler/Pool/Corbis via Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama waves alongside First Lady Michelle Obama (L) and daughters Sasha (2nd L) and Malia (R), as they walk from Marine One after arriving on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, on January 3, 2012. The First Family returns after a 10-day vacation in Hawaii. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - APRIL 8: President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia walk across Lafayette Park to attend Easter Services at St. John's Episcopal Church on April 8, 2012 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Kristoffer Tripplaar-Pool/Getty Images)
President Barack Obama and his family host the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. First lady Michelle walks with daughters Sasha (left) and Malia. (Photo by ImageCatcher News Service/Corbis via Getty Images)
CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 06: (L-R) Malia Obama, Sasha Obama, and First lady Michelle Obama listen as Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. President Barack Obama speaks on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on September 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The DNC, which concludes today, nominated U.S. President Barack Obama as the Democratic presidential candidate. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama's children Malia (R) and Sasha (L) appear on stage after Obama's nomination acceptance speech at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 6, 2012 on the final day of the Democratic National Convention. PHOTO / ROBYN BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)
US First Daughter Malia walks to a car after arriving with President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama and sister Sasha at at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on November 7, 2012. Obama returned to Washington emboldened by his re-election but facing the daunting task of breaking down partisan gridlock in a bitterly divided Congress. Obama told Americans 'the best is yet to come' after defying dark economic omens to handily defeat Mitt Romney, but his in-tray is already overflowing with unfulfilled first term wishes thwarted by blanket Republican opposition. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)
First daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (R) wait for Frist Lady Michelle Obama after the family received the White House Christmas tree in Washington on November 23, 2012. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
First lady Michelle Obama, flanked by Sasha, left, and Malia, attend the Kids Inaugural Concert at the Convention Center in Washington, D.C., Saturday, January 19, 2013. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 21: Obama daughters, Sasha Obama (L) and Malia Obama arrive during the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term as President of the United States. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama walk with daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (2nd R) across Lafayette Park to Saint John's Episcopal Chuch for Sunday services on October 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 15: (L-R) Marian Shields Robinson, Malia Obama, Sasha Obama, US President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and A.J. McLean onstage at TNT Christmas in Washington 2013 at the National Building Museum on December 15, 2013 in Washington, DC. 24313_004_1426.JPG (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
US President Barack Obama (R) and his daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (C) walk across the South Lawn of the White House after arriving by Marine One, in Washington DC, USA, 05 January 2014. Obama returns from a two-week holiday in Hawaii. (Photo by MICHAEL REYNOLDS/WHITE HOUSE POOL (ISP POOL IMAGES)/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)
BEIJING, CHINA - MARCH 20: First Lady Michelle Obama with her mother Marian Robinson, daughters Sasha Obama and Malia Obama arrives at Beijing Capital International Airport on March 20, 2014 in Beijing, China. The first lady arrived in Beijing with her mother, Marian Robinson, and daughters to kick off a six-day tour where she will focus on education and cultural exchange. (Photo by Alexander F. Yuan - Pool /Getty Images)
Sasha (L) and Malia (R), the daughters of US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, make their way to board Air Force One before departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on August 30, 2014. Obama is returning to Westchester County, New York to attend the wedding of his personal chef Sam Kass. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (2nd L), her daughters Sasha Obama (R) and Malia Obama and their family dogs, Bo and Sonny; and tree growers Chris Botek (L) and Francis Botek of Lehighton, PA, walk out of the White House before receiving the White House Christmas Tree on the North Portico November 28, 2014 in Washington, DC. The 18 1/2 feet tall white fir tree will be displayed in the Blue Room and will be the centerpiece of the White House holiday decorations. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 14: (L-R) Malia Obama, Sasha Obama, U.S. President Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama speak onstage at TNT Christmas in Washington 2014 at the National Building Museum on December 14, 2014 in Washington, DC. 25248_002_1212.JPG (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
Malia Obama (L) and Sasha Obama (R), US President Barack Obama's daughters, arrive for an event marking the 50th Anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery civil rights marches at the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, on March 7, 2015. US President Barack Obama rallied a new generation of Americans to the spirit of the civil rights struggle, warning their march for freedom 'is not yet finished.' In a forceful speech in Selma, Alabama on the 50th anniversary of the brutal repression of a peaceful protest, America's first black president denounced new attempts to restrict voting rights. AFP PHOTO/ SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 05: U.S. President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and daughters Malia (L) and Sasha (R) pose for a family portrait with their pets Bo and Sunny in the Rose Garden of the White House on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Pete Souza/The White House via Getty Images)
Malia Obama and Sasha Obama attend afternoon tea with British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha Cameron host afternoon at 10 Downing Street in London. (Photo by Zak Hussein/Corbis via Getty Images)
MILAN, ITALY - JUNE 17: First Lady Michelle Obama arrives with daughters Malia Obama (C) and Sasha Obama (L) at Malpensa Airport on June 17, 2015 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
MILAN, ITALY - JUNE 18: Sasha Obama is seen at Fondazione Prada on June 18, 2015 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
VENICE, ITALY - JUNE 21: First Lady Michelle Obama leaves with daughters Malia Obama (L) and Sasha Obama (C) on June 21, 2015 in Venice, Italy. Michelle Obama has travelled to Italy where she is expected to speak about her 'Let's Move' initiative to combat childhood obesity. (Photo by Awakening/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 23: U.S. President Barack Obama (L), daughters Sasha (2nd L) and Malia (R) and first lady Michelle Obama arrive at the White House August 23, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The first family was returning from vacationing on Martha's Vineyard. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 25: U.S. President Barack Obama's daughters Sasha (L) and Malia participate in the annual turkey pardoning ceremony in the Rose Garden at the White House November 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. In a tradition dating back to 1947, the president pardons a turkey, sparing the tom -- and his alternate -- from becoming a Thanksgiving Day feast. This year, Americans were asked to choose which of two turkeys would be pardoned and to cast their votes on Twitter. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama (3R) walks with his daughters Malia Obama (R) and Sasha Obama (L) and other members of his family during a visit to the Honolulu Zoo January 2, 2016 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Obama and the First Family are in Hawaii for vacation. AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP / BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama (3-R) is accompanied by Cuban President Raul Castro (4-L) as he and his daughters Malia (R) and Sasha walk to board their plane to fly to Argentina at Jose Marti international airport in Havana on March 22, 2016. US President Barack Obama told Cubans on Tuesday he wants to 'bury' decades of Cold War conflict and then joined his counterpart Raul Castro for some baseball diplomacy to wrap up his historic visit to the communist island. AFP PHOTO / ADALBERTO ROQUE / AFP / ADALBERTO ROQUE (Photo credit should read ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)
Sasha Obama (L), US first lady Michelle Obama (C) and Malia Obama (R) follow US President Barack Obama to Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base to travel to National Parks in New Mexico and California on June 15, 2016 in Maryland. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 21: President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha disembark from Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House on August 21, 2016 in Washington, DC. The Obama's are returning from a vacation in Martha's Vineyard. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images)
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"I would look at it [the White House garden] almost as if she's planted some type of tree right and they're not going to tear it down the moment she leaves," Mohning said. "I think that it will sustain , I don't know to what extent and how much, I could see this as definitely being something [the Trump administration] wants to continue."

According to the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention, childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and quadrupled in adolescents in the past 30 years. By 2012, more than a third of children and adolescents were overweight.

At the dedication of the White House Kitchen Garden back in October, the first lady made clear that her healthy eating initiative was a generational challenge:

So let's be very clear, this isn't just a trend. It's not a passing fad. This healthy eating stuff, it's here to stay, and we now have everything we need to seize the opportunity and give all our kids the healthy futures they so richly deserve.

It's isn't clear how Let's Move! will be treated by the incoming Trump administration. The first lady said she intends to continue to work to "solve the problem" of childhood obesity because there's "still a long way to go."

Ashantai Hathaway is a reporter at theGrio. Keep up with her on Twitter @ashantaih83.
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