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

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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 2020-21

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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