The White House garden that Bay Area celebrity chef Alice Waters so famously inspired is now the center piece of a new book.
First Lady Michelle Obama has authored a new text called "American Grown: The Story of the White House Kitchen Garden and Gardens Across America."
Mrs. Obama will begin a media blitz next week promoting the book and healthy eating habits at homes across America.
Waters is the founder of Berkeley's famed Chez Panisse restaurant, which promotes the use of local and sustainable products in food.
Waters has since gone on to cater dinners at the White House for the Obamas.
In less than a year, the garden produced more than 1,000 pounds of food, according to the Associated Press.