Michelle Obama‘s new book, “American Grown,” showcases the merits of her White House garden initiative, started in 2009, and serves as yet another plea for American families to grow and make fresh meals to combat childhood obesity. But, as Jon Stewart pointed out on The Daily Show last night, vegetables can be a hard sell to the under-20 demographic. Which is why she thinks that gardens are even more important than ever: If we want to convince kids that vegetables taste better than cheeseburgers, we need good quality, fresh grown vegetables, she says. Not tomatoes that come in a plastic package and taste like water.
Watch Michelle roll with Stewart’s punches (and get ready to be jealous of her White House garden):