Harvest of the Month is a new Farm-to-School program that promotes the use of local, seasonal fruit and vegetables.  Each month a NJ fruit or vegetable is featured in the school with educational nutritional information.  Local chefs will prepare a recipe featuring the Harvest of the Month for students to try.  Posters have been created for display throughout the school to bring awareness.  The Harvest of the Month provides a great opportunity to try new foods, talk about food choices, and learn where our food comes from.  

In December, we are piloting this program at the Ross School in Margate.

In Partnership with:

2019 Monthly Fruit/Vegetables

January - Golden Beets

February - Yams

March - Rutabagas

April - Spinach

May - Lettuce

June - Kale

July - Corn

August - Raspberries

September - Apples

October - Fennel

November - Cranberries

December - Parsnips

Previous Monthly Fruit/Vegetables:

 

December - Apples

January - Butternut Squash

February - Beets

March - Spinach

April - Radish/Kale

May - Peas

June - Strawberries

July - Blueberries

August - Tomatoes

September - Figs

October - Eggplant

November - Pumpkin

Special Thank You to our Graphic Artists for the poster design -

Bruce Lev and Jon Baker

December at Ross School

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April 2017 at Ross School
April 2019 at Ross School

HARVEST OF THE MONTH

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