Food & Nutrition for the Home Gardener

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Selected Readings and Content

Bulletins & Factsheets

Each commodity page includes information on nutrition, varieties, storage, preparation as well as recipes.


Additional Resources

  • MyPlate: MyPlate is the icon that reminds consumers to think about building a healthy plate at meal times. MyPlate emphasizes the fruit, vegetable, grains, protein foods, and dairy groups to improve health. The website, provides valuable information and resources to help consumers from age 2 to 100 make healthy lifestyle choices.
  • Food Sense: Resources on how to cook healthy meals on a budget, buy and prepare whole foods, read food labels, practice safety in the kitchen, and much more.
  • 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: The Dietary Guidelines is designed for professionals to help all individuals ages 2 years and older and their families consume a healthy, nutritionally adequate diet.