Beets

This month’s Harvest of the Month is Beets! Did you know the Romans were some of the first people to cultivate and develop beets for their roots as well as use them for feeding animals? Use the materials below to showcase beets this month.

Recipes

Beet and Sweets Heart Shaped Chips – Single Recipe Card – Printable 2 Recipe Cards

Big Red Roasted Beets and Barley – Single Recipe Card – Printable 2 Recipe Cards

Galina’s Very Berry Beet Smoothies – Single Recipe Card – Printable 2 Recipe Cards

Magenta Root Slaw – Single Recipe Card – Printable 2 Recipe Cards

Harvesting Montana Purple Pirate Potatoes

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Additional Activities

Lesson 3: Investigate Like a Super Sleuth – The Great Garden Detective Adventure: A Standards-Based Gardening Nutrition Curriculum – USDA Team Nutrition – Grades: 3 & 4

Lesson 9: Explore a Flavor Mystery – The Great Garden Detective Adventure: A Standards-Based Gardening Nutrition Curriculum – USDA Team Nutrition – Grades 3 & 4

Resources

Need ideas for how to conduct taste tests or a checklist to help guide you through Harvest of the Month throughout the year? Go back to the K-12 Portal page for these resources and many more.

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HOM Roasted Beets