Carrots are this month’s Harvest of the Month! Carrots originated in Central Asia over a thousand years ago, but became popular in Europe in the 13th century. Use the materials below to showcase carrots this month.

Materials

carrot poster

Poster (18"x24")

Small Poster (11"x17")

Purchase Additional Posters

Cafeteria Bites

Classroom Bites

Harvest at Home

Newsletter Content & Social Media Posts

Sources

Menu Template 2019-20

Serving Line Sign

Table Tent - Print on 11x17

Logo

Illustration

Afterschool Lesson

Common Core & Next Generation Science Standards

MSU Extension Food Fact Sheet

Recipes

Carrot Pumpkin Muffins – Single Recipe CardPrintable 2 Recipe Cards

Carrot Salad – Single Recipe CardPrintable 2 Recipe Cards

Crispy Carrot Fries – Single Recipe CardPrintable 2 Recipe Cards

Lemon Roasted Carrots – Single Recipe CardPrintable 2 Recipe Cards

Additional Activities 

Lesson 3: Investigate Like a Super Sleuth - The Great Garden Detective Adventure: A Standards-Based Gardening Nutrition Curriculum - USDA Team Nutrition - Grades: 3 & 4 

Lesson 9: Explore a Flavor Mystery - The Great Garden Detective Adventure: A Standards-Based Gardening Nutrition Curriculum - USDA Team Nutrition - Grades: 3 & 4 

Lesson 1: The World of Edible Plants - Dig In! Standards-Based Nutrition Education from the Ground Up - USDA Team Nutrition - Grades: 5 & 6 

Lesson 7: Chef Challenge - Dig In! Standards-Based Nutrition Education from the Ground Up - USDA Team Nutrition - Grades: 5 & 6 

Resources

Need ideas for how to conduct taste tests or a checklist to help guide you through Harvest of the Month throughout the year? Go back to the K-12 Portal page for these resources and many more.

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