Harvest of the Month
Click on the month for a fact sheet and classroom lesson to celebrate a healthy harvest throughout the year.
You may also download our weekly Nutrition Connection for coloring and activity pages to use throughout the year.
For more posters, lessons, and resources visit the VDOE Harvest of the Month page.
George Washington carver, best known for his work with peanuts, also developed over 100 products using sweet potatoes.
Lettuce is one of the oldest known vegetables and is believed to be native to the Mediterranean region.
Just 8 strawberries provide you with 150% of your daily recommended amount of vitamin C.
Squash are native to the Americas and were an important piece of the “Three Sisters” cultivated by the Native Americans.
Fruit or vegetable? While scientifically a fruit, the Supreme Court in 1893 ruled that tomatoes are a vevgetable.
Cabbage is a cole crop, meaning it is a member of the mustard family along with broccoli, kale, and Brussels sprouts among others.