5 Eco-friendly First Ladies

5 Eco-friendly First Ladies

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Michelle Obama plants trees with youth in MD, WH photoMichelle Obama isn’t the first green first lady of the United States.

Obama, who has been instrumental in bringing widespread attention to the importance of eating organically, locally and most important, healthily, may have picked up a few pointers from past eco-minded White House matrons.



With President’s Day around the corner, here’s a look at five American first ladies — Taft, Hoover, Roosevelt, Johnson and Nixon — who transcended their official roles as White House hostesses and injected a bit of green into their spouse’s administrations in various ways.

(READ the story in MNN.com)