First Lady Michelle Obama's Book Features Camden Community Gardens!
(Camden, N.J. / Washington, D.C – June 13, 2012) We are honored to announce First Lady Michelle Obama’s book, American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America, features the Camden Children’s Garden (CCG), Camden City Garden Club, Inc (CCGC) and Camden’s Community Garden’s Program. The book was released May 2012, and highlights the White House Garden and approximately a dozen gardens throughout the nation. On two powerful pages , readers learn about the CCG, the CCGC, 28 years of Community Gardening and Nutrition Education in the City of Camden, NJ. The book tells the story of Camden – a city rebuilding itself from “Poorest, Most Dangerous US City of Its Size and Top 9 US Food Deserts”.