Photo of rhubarb stalks.

When is Rhubarb In Season?


Only the stalks of the rhubarb plant can be safely eaten. Rhubarb leaves (cooked or raw) contain toxins that are poisonous.

Teach About Rhubarb

Food Kids Veggie Vibes: Rhubarb (PDF|1MB).  Utah State University.

Classroom Connections (PDF|741KB).  Oregon Harvest for Schools.

Focus on Fruits: Grades 2-3 (PDF|244KB).  Iowa Nutrition Network.

Rhubarb Handout (PDF|1.3MB).  Montana State University Extension.

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