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


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 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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