This month’s Harvest of the Month is kale! There are over 50 varieties of kale, such as Lacinato Kale. Lacinato kale is also called dinosaur kale for its bumpy leaves that look like dinosaur skin! Use the materials below to showcase kale this month.


kale poster


Video Transcript

Poster (18"x24")

Small Poster (11"x17")

Purchase Additional Posters

Cafeteria Bites

Classroom Bites

Harvest at Home

Newsletter Content & Social Media Posts


Menu Template 20120-21

Serving Line Sign

Table Tent - Print on 11x17



Afterschool Lesson

Common Core & Next Generation Science Standards

MSU Extension Food Fact Sheet


Choose Your Own Adventure Kale Salad – Single Recipe CardPrintable 2 Recipe Cards

Rawesome Kale Salad – Single Recipe CardPrintable 2 Recipe Cards

Best Kale Chips in the World – Single Recipe CardPrintable 2 Recipe Cards

Additional Activities 

Lesson 2: Farm to Plate - Dig In! Standards-Based Nutrition Education from the Ground Up - USDA Team Nutrition - Grades 5 & 6 


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.


Have a great recipe, activity, or Harvest of the Month story? Share online and help us improve the Harvest of the Month program!