Health Observances and Holidays
JuneMen's Health Month
Men's Health Network.
The purpose of Men's Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. Men's Health Week is also celebrated each year as the week leading up to and including Father's Day.
Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month
Promote fresh fruits and vegetables with help from these resources from the SNAP-Ed Connection Resource Library. You can also celebrate by enjoying fresh fruits and vegetables all month with these Recipe Finder recipes.
National Dairy Month
Celebrate National Dairy Month with these great resources from the SNAP-Ed Connection Resource Finder. You can also try these Recipe Finder recipes to help incorporate more calcium rich foods into your diet.
Turkey Lovers' Month
National Turkey Federation.
Turkey isn't just for Thanksgiving anymore. It may surprise you, but June is officially Turkey Lovers' Month. Try turkey recipes from the SNAP-Ed Connection Recipe Finder.
Herbs and Spices Day
June 10th is Herbs and Spices Day! Check out this handout to learn more on how to replace salt with herbs and spices to enhance the natural flavor of food.
National Mango Month
National Mango Organization.
This site provides information about mangos including recipes, nutrition, varieties and availability of mango. Learn how to cut a mango!
Did you know? June is also...
- National Beef Steak Month
- National Candy Month
- National Frozen Yogurt Month
- National Iced Tea Month
- National Papaya Month