National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month

June provides an opportunity for our plates to become much more colorful, to say nothing of flavorful! From alfalfa sprouts to zucchini, from avocadoes to yellow squash, and from berries to watermelon, fruits and vegetables will bring vibrant color to your plate and provide numerous vitamins and nutrients for your health and well-being. View the A to Z list below for ideas about fruits and vegetables to add to your menus. This observance has been celebrated since 1991.

June provides an opportunity for our plates to become much more colorful, to say nothing of flavorful! From alfalfa sprouts to zucchini, from avocadoes to yellow squash, and from berries to watermelon, fruits and vegetables will bring vibrant color to your plate and provide numerous vitamins and nutrients for your health and well-being. View this A to Z list for ideas about fruits and vegetables to add to your menus. This observance has been celebrated since 1991.

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Count On - Seed Sleuths | Camp TV
Count On - Seed Sleuths | Camp TV

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EXPIRES: 8/31/2022 Meghan Nealon from GrowingGreat takes viewers through the seed sleuths activity. Which fruits have seeds on the inside, or the outside?
Healthy Eating on a Budget
Healthy Eating on a Budget

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Students will create a day of healthy meals as cheap as they can while calculating the total price, calories, proteins, carbohydrates, and fats.

Food Groups
Food Groups

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The students will be able to recognize different foods from each food group. The students will be able to explain the importance of eating foods from all five groups in order to grow, and have the...

Farm to Belly (2018) | WhatWorksSC
Farm to Belly (2018) | WhatWorksSC

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Farm to Belly is a 28-week fresh-produce program at SHARE Head Start Centers in Greenville, SC. Head Start Centers are federally-funded preschools for low-income children ages 3-5. Farm to Belly is a...
Vary Your Veggies
Vary Your Veggies

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Students will define vegetable, vitamin, and mineral. They will be able to identify the vegetable portion of MyPlate. They will also describe the health benefits of eating a variety of vegetables.

Where Does Your Food Grow?
Where Does Your Food Grow?

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Students will define farm, garden, orchard, farmers market, roadside stand, and grocery store. They will recognize foods come from different places.

Once Around the Clock
Once Around the Clock

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Students will define nutrients, physical activity, and replenish. They will discuss why the body needs physical activity and explain the importance of replenishing nutrients after activity.

Beans are Protein
Beans are Protein

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Students will define bean, protein and meat alternatives. They will identify different types of beans.

Fun with Fruits
Fun with Fruits

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Students can define: nutritious, energy, fruit, and healthy foods and snacks. Students will identify the fruit portion of MyPlate and identify the health benefits of eating a variety of fruits.