Summer squash is this month’s Harvest of the Month! Did you know zucchini, the most popular summer squash variety, originated in Italy? Use the materials below to showcase summer squash this month.

Materials

Poster (18"x24")

summer squash poster

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 1, Illustration 2

Afterschool Lesson

Common Core & Next Generation Science Standards

MSU Extension Food Fact Sheet

Recipes

Baked Zucchini Chips – Single Recipe CardPrintable 2 Recipe Cards

Fresh Summer Squash Salad – Single Recipe CardPrintable 2 Recipe Cards

Rainbow Pasta Salad – Single Recipe CardPrintable 2 Recipe Cards

Ratatouille – Single Recipe CardPrintable 2 Recipe Cards

Additional Activities

Crookneck Squash Activities - Grow It, Try It, Like It! Nutrition Education Kit - USDA Team Nutrition - Grades: Preschool

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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