National Salad Month

May is National Salad Month!

University of Illinois Extension.

Tips for buying, storing, preparing, and eating salads. Also, includes a recipe for "Asian Chicken Salad" with a nutritional analysis.

Celebrate National Salad Month with Build a Salad Day

Oklahoma State University Extention.

Provides tips and tools for celebrating salad month in the classroom.

Best Practices: Handling Fresh Produce in Schools

USDA. Food and Nutrition Service; National Food Service Management Institute

A food safety guide to handling produce in schools to prevent foodborne illnesses.

Fruits and Vegetables Bulletin Board Resources

A list of resources to decorate your cafeteria and get the kids excited about eating their greens.

Fruits & Vegetables Galore: Helping Kids Eat More

USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition.

Tips for planning, purchasing, protecting, preparing, presenting and promoting fruits and vegetables in a school foodservice environment.

Salad Recipes

USDA. Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services.

From the What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl.