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North Elementary School in Morgantown was invited to an announcement about marketing healthy foods from the first lady Wednesday. North Elementary School in Morgantown was invited to an announcement about marketing healthy foods from the first lady Wednesday.
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A garden at a local elementary school earned the students at the school the chance to visit the kitchen garden of the White House Wednesday.

(Click here to view pictures from the trip here)

North Elementary School in Morgantown was invited to an announcement about marketing healthy foods from the first lady Wednesday.

At the event, First Lady Michelle Obama announced a new two-year agreement to market fruits and vegetables to kids. First Lady Obama said Sesame Street character will be license for free to the Produce Marketers Association to help kids get excited about healthy food.

First Lady Obama said during the announcement that "Sesame Workshop has answered the call" to encourage healthy eating.

After the announcement, they kids helped with the fall harvest from the kitchen garden.

The students also got the chance to meet with lawmakers from West Virginia, including Senator Joe Manchin, before heading to the White House.