Green peas, snow peas and sugar snap peas have different qualities, and can add flavor and texture to meals and snack in a variety of ways. One thing they have in common is that they are all delicious fresh, canned, or frozen!

Missouri’s Fruits and Vegetables Harvest Calendar

Missouri’s Fruits and Vegetables Harvest Calendar (24” w x 36” h poster) is a colorful calendar for schools participating in the National School Lunch or Breakfast Program that promotes Missouri’s bountiful and seasonal harvest.

Peas Recipes


Quantity recipes containing peas from the USDA Mixing Bowl.


University of Illinois Extension.

Web site includes information about peas including varieties, planting information, selection and storage, nutrition and health information, preparation, storage, and recipes.

Sugar Snap Peas (PDF | 133KB)

West Virginia University Extension Service.

Fact sheet about sugar snap peas includes information about freezing them and ways to use them (both raw and cooked).

Nutrition Education

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