Fruits and Vegetables

Activities



Having Fun at Your Local Farmers Market (PDF | 1.66 MB)

USDA. Agricultural Marketing Service.

Farmers' market coloring book.


Food Fun - From Apples to Zucchini

University of Illinois Extension. Urban Programs Resource Network.

Interactive Web site for children. Teacher resources also included.


Complete the 'Fantastic Fruits' Word Scramble (PDF | 39.9 KB)

University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension. Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences.


Tomato Man Fruit & Veggie Color Champions

Produce For Better Health Foundation.

Activities for kids include activity books, coloring sheets, recipes, & useful links.


Fruit Nutrition Facts poster Find Nutrition Information for Raw Fruits, Vegetables, and Fish

FDA. Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition.

Download posters from the FDA.


Complete the 'Veggie Power' Word Scramble (PDF | 39.9 KB)

University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension. Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences


Fact Sheets & Tip Sheets


MyPlate logo Get MyPlate '10 Tips' Fruit and Vegetable Related Tip Sheets

USDA. Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion.


African American woman holding a grocery bag full of produce. Get Tips for Eating a Variety of Fruits and Vegetables Daily (PDF | 647KB)

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Designed for African American women.


Washing lettuce Get 9 Prep and Storage Tips for Your Produce

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.


Fruit & Vegetable Fact Sheets Fruit & Vegetable Fact Sheets

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Includes information about: nutrition, uses, description, varieties, and where first cultivated.


How Many Fruits and Vegetables Do You Need? (PDF | 1 MB)

HHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Also available in Spanish (PDF 1.35MB).


Cruciferous vegetables Name That Veggie! Test Your Vegetable IQ

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Online slide show details intake recommendations and information on various vegetables. Also available as Power Point and PDF.


Safe Handling of Fresh Fruits & Vegetables (PDF | 64.2 KB)

Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service.


Learn Three Simple Steps to Eating Enough Produce (PDF | 560 KB)

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Also available in Spanish (PDF | 570KB).


African American business man eating an apple. Why Do Fruits and Vegetables Matter to Men? (PDF | 512 KB)

DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Designed for African American men.


Presentations & Videos


Photograph of several green/orange acorn squashes. View 13 Fun Ways to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Also available as a PDF file (5.87 KB).


Fresh Produce from the Farmers' Market, Your Garden or Grocery Store!

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Watch a video and find fact sheets on how to store and enjoy fresh produce year-round.


Cruciferous Vegetables Name That Veggie! Test Your Vegetable IQ

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Online slide show details intake recommendations and information on various vegetables. Also available as Power Point and PDF.


Web Sites


Food Fun - From Apples to Zucchini

University of Illinois Extension. Urban Programs Resource Network.

Interactive Web site for children. Teacher resources also included.


Washing Lettuce Get 9 Prep and Storage Tips for Your Produce

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.


Tomato Character Fruit & Veggie Color Champions

Produce For Better Health Foundation.

Activities for kids include activity books, coloring sheets, recipes, & useful links.