President-elect Barak Obama was elected on a platform of change, and if a grassroots advocacy group has its way, we will all see just how far he’s willing to go. According to Environment and Energy Publishing’s Greenwire, a group called the White House Organic Farm Project has collected 5,000 signatures urging the Obamas to grow an organic garden and thus set an example for addressing the pressing issues of economy, war, foreign oil, and health care. Since the organizer of this campaign has himself cris-crossed the country in a bus with an organic farm on the roof, it would appear his group’s insistence of a small farm on the White House lawn is at least a bit more reasonable than placing it on the Presidential limo!

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