Photograph of cherries.

Cherries are available in several varieties, all with different tastes and flavors. Try adding them to a favorite recipe, or eating them alone as a nutritious snack!

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.

Cherries Growing Photo of Cherries Growing

USDA. Agricultural Research Service.

This high-quality photo of cherries growing could be used as part of a display or on a flyer. From the Agricultural Research Service Image Gallery.

Nutrition Education

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



Selecting, Storing and Serving Ohio Cherries (PDF | 512 KB)

Ohio State University Extension.

Fact sheet about cherries. Also includes serving suggestions and recipes for cherries.