Sweet Potatoes

The Harvest of the Month (HOTM) featured item for November is sweet potatoes.  Check out these resources and ideas to celebrate Harvest of the Month with local sweet potatoes!

RESOURCES

School Nutrition Professionals

  • Taste test ideas:
    • Hold a taste test with raw sweet potato sticks (they can be eaten raw), baked sweet potato chips or fries, or roasted, cubed sweet potatoes.
    • There are many varieties of sweet potatoes.  Hold a taste test with several varieties and have students vote on their favorite.
  • Sweet Potatoes HOTM Marketing Poster 8.5×11
  • HOTM Fact Sheet – Sweet Potatoes
  • US Sweet Potato Council – A voluntary organization supporting sweet potato growers in the United States.  Find sweet potato nutrition information and recipes.

Teachers

Students and Families