Holiday Observances

White and purple turnips in a basket. January

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National Food Days

National Food Weeks

      • National Folic Acid Awareness Week.
      • Pizza Week (second week of January). Pizza recipes. What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl. SNAP Recipes.
      • Healthy Weight Week (third week of January). Type "weight" into the Resource Finder to search for weight management resources.

National Food Months


One whole grapefruit; one half of a grapefruit with insides showing. February

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      • Great American Pizza Bake (second week of February). Pizza recipes. What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl. SNAP Recipes.
      • National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (fourth week of February). Type "body image" into the Resource Finder for resources related to body image.
      • National Pancake Week (fourth week of February). Pancake recipes. What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl. SNAP Recipes.

National Food Months


spinach leaves March

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Whole garlic April

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bunch of asparagus tied together with twine May

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National Food Days

National Food Weeks

      • Herb Week (first week of May). Information about Food Preparation and Cooking including Cooking with Fresh Herbs.
      • Women's Health Week (second week of May, varies).
      • Food Allergy Week (second week of May, varies).
      • Frozen Yogurt Week (fourth week of May, varies).

National Food Months


June

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      • Men's Health Week (second week of June).

National Food Months


July

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National Food Days

What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl. SNAP Recipes.

National Food Weeks

      • Salad Week (fourth week of July). Salad recipes. What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl. SNAP Recipes.

National Food Months


slice of watermelon sitting upright August

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five button mushrooms September

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      • Vegetarian Awareness Week (second week of September). Handouts and Web Sites about Vegetarian Nutrition.
      • Waffle Week (second week of September).

National Food Months


Many red apples. October

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cranberries November

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      • Fig Week (first week of November).
      • Split Pea Soup Week (second week of November). Pea Soup recipes. What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl. SNAP Recipes.

National Food Months


Green pears December

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National Food Days

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      • Handwashing Awareness Week (first full week of December). Type "handwashing" into the Resource Finder to find personal hygiene resources.

National Food Month