This animated video is part of the "Eat the View" campaign to plant high-impact gardens in high-profile places. What better place to start than at the White House?

The video tells the story of the "America's Garden" from 1800 when President John Adams planted the first "first vegetables" to feed his own family to the present day.

It ends by peeking optimistically into the future when President Obama, seeing how our world is changing, announces plans to replant America's garden, inspiring countless citizens to grow some of their own delicious, healthy, and environmentally responsible food.

Began in February 2008, the "Eat the View" campaign is powered by real people like you. Please join us here:

The video was produced by the nonprofit group Kitchen Gardeners International ( which is leading the "Eat the View" campaign. The animation is the creative genius of Eliot Morrison of

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