Read as much as you want on BostonGlobe.com, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.

Burlington, Vt.

Milton students on White House trip

Continue reading below

Five fifth-graders from Milton, Vt., are heading to Washington to help Michelle Obama plant the White House garden this spring. School district officials said last week the invitation was prompted by the district’s changes to its food service. Obama had noted a blog post from Milton food service director Steve Marinelli about the fresh entrees now available to Milton students, along with fruits and vegetables in their new ‘‘self-serve’’ bars. Obama also liked the students’ essays about how changes in the school food service helped the school and community. WCAX-TV reported that the students were to leave on Wednesday and will be at the White House on Thursday.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week