Pears

Pears

Because of their many varieties and growing seasons, pears are available fresh and in abundance for most of the year including winter, when many other fruits are out of season. For a convenient alternative to fresh pears, canned and dried pears are also available year-round.



Discover MyPlate: Fruits

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition

Discover MyPlate includes six Emergent Readers featuring kindergarten-level sight words that help children build literacy skills while learning about the five food groups and MyPlate.

Fruits includes the sight words: the, is, eat, are, I
A MyPlate Meal includes the sight words: I, she, he, we, has, have


Pear Recipes

USDA. FNCS.

Quantity recipes containing pears from the USDA Mixing Bowl.


Nutrition Education

Team Nutrition MyPlate eBooks  USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition
Team Nutrition Popular Events Idea Booklet  USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition
 

 

 


Pears Agricultural Research Service Image Gallery

USDA. ARS.

Provided as a complimentary source of high quality digital photographs available from the Agricultural Research Service Information Staff.


Selecting, Storing and Serving Ohio Pears (PDF | 516 KB)

Ohio State University Extension.

Quick fact sheet includes information about selection and storage, yield and nutrition information. Also includes serving suggestions and a recipe.