Sweet, fragrant strawberries are a sure sign of summer! To capture that flavor all year long, look for frozen or dried strawberries.

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

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.

Find Recipes with Strawberries

Quantity recipes containing strawberries from the USDA Mixing Bowl.

Berry Jams Party Bites [English] [Spanish] [6 servings]

Learn About Strawberries

Strawberries: Nutrition. Selection. Storage.  Produce for Better Health Foundation.

Strawberries & More.  University of Illinois Extension.

Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Strawberries (PDF|509KB).  Ohio State University Extension, Fairfield County.

Strawberries: Safe Methods to Store, Preserve, and Enjoy (PDF|403KB).  University of California.

Teach About Strawberries

Grow It, Try It, Like It! Preschool Fun: The Strawberry Patch. (PDF|1MB).  USDA. Food and Nutrition Service. Team Nutrition.
Book 7 is all about strawberries! Lessons, recipes, and planting instructions are included. This curriculum is for preschool aged children.

The Great Garden Detective Adventure: A Standards-Based Gardening Nutrition Curriculum for Grades 3 and 4  USDA. Food and Nutrition Service. Team Nutrition.
Strawberries are grown and studied throughout the curriculum.

Grow For It: Strawberries in Schools Curriculum.  North Carolina Cooperative Extension.


Nutrition Education

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