Photo of an eggplant.

Don't let the dark purple skin fool you; the inside of an eggplant is soft and cream colored. This vegetable is a favorite addition to many meals.

Watch Your Garden Grow - Eggplant

University of Illinois Extension.

Web fact sheet explains the different varieties of eggplant, gives selection and storage tips, and provides nutritional value and health benefits. Also includes preparation and serving tips, home preservation guidance and a recipe.

Eggplant Fact Sheet (PDF | 430 KB)

Mississippi State University Extension Service.

This fact sheet provides growing information, food safety tips, nutrient information, mealtime ideas, fun facts, and ways to involve children in preparation. From One to Grow On: A Garden-Based Learning Program for Preschoolers.