Michelle Obama to talk about obesity in Chicago next week

October 20, 2011 2:57:07 PM PDT
First Lady Michelle Obama will be in Chicago next week to talk about her campaign to end childhood obesity.

She will come to her hometown on Tuesday to meet with mayors from around the country at a Walgreens that was expanded to include groceries.

The mayors will be in Chicago for a summit on food accessibility.

Mrs. Obama has said healthy, affordable and accessible food is part of ending childhood obesity. She will also visit Iron Street Urban Farms on Chicago's South Side with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.