This month’s Harvest of the Month is winter squash! Winter squash are loaded with vitamins A and C and provide approximately the same amount of potassium as bananas! Use the materials below to showcase winter squash this month.


summer squash 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


Menu Template 2020-21

Serving Line Sign

Table Tent - Print on 11x17



Afterschool Lesson

Common Core & Next Generation Science Standards

MSU Extension Food Fact Sheet


Roasted Butternut Squash with Cinnamon and Brown Sugar – Single Recipe CardPrintable 2 Recipe Cards

Simply Delicious Roasted Butternut Squash – Single Recipe CardPrintable 2 Recipe Cards

Squish Squash Lasagna – Single Recipe CardPrintable 2 Recipe Cards

Winter Squash and Kale Quesadillas – 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


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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