Featured Harvest

The Harvest of the Month Featured Produce is Pumpkins!

In season late September to October

Nutritional Benefits:

  • Great source of Vitamin C
  • Excellent source of Vitamin A
  • Fat, cholesterol, & sodium free

Fun Facts:

  • Pumpkins are indigenous to North America.
  • Halloween pumpkins are edible and the source of canned pumpkin.
  • A cultivar of the squash plant and is available in many different varieties.

Produce Tips:

  • Select pumpkins that are firm and heavy for their size.
  • Store pumpkins in a cool dark place for up to 2 months.

Source: Fruit and Veggies Matter More

https://www.fruitsandveggiesmorematters.org/pumpkin