The Chequamegon Bay Harvest of the Month program features a different food item each month, emphasizing seasonal, traditional, and nutritious foods. The food item is featured on school menus and students are educated about the food item through nutrition lessons, tastings, an interactive bulletin board in the cafeteria, and a take-home flyer.
Download the 2015-2016 Chequamegon Bay Harvest of the Month Calendar (right)
Download the 2014-2015 Chequamegon Bay Harvest of the Month Calendar
Download the 2013-2014 Chequamegon Bay Harvest of the Month Calendar
Harvest of the Month
2015-2016 Calendar and Resources
Planting a garden makes it easier to fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables.
Purchasing local foods is good for your family and your community.
Choose vegetables rich in color.
A healthy diet includes lots of red, orange, and dark green veggies.
In the winter months when fresh local fruit is unavailable, buy seasonal fruits from warmer states like Florida and California.
Preserve produce by freezing, drying, or canning in order to enjoy all year long.
Make at least half your grains whole grains, and choose natural sweeteners.
Learn to eat and enjoy a wide variety of protein-rich foods.
Celebrate spring with the first fresh produce of the season.