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Press Release 2010

First Lady Mrs. Elsi Christofia joins Michelle Obama and 30 other spouses of world leaders for tour and luncheon at the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, New York.

September 24, 2010
First Lady Michelle Obama poses with Mrs. Elsi Christofia of the Republic of Cyprus before a luncheon for spouses of United Nations leaders held at Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, New York (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

First Lady Michelle Obama poses with Mrs. Elsi Christofia of the Republic of Cyprus before a luncheon for spouses of United Nations leaders held at Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, New York (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Founded in 2004, the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture is a non-profit farm and education center located 40 kilometers north of Manhattan.  In addition to operating a 20-hectare farm, Stone Barns seeks to improve the way Americans eat through educational programs for children.

For more information about the mission of the Stone Barns Center, see:   http://www.stonebarnscenter.org/