Apples come in just about as many varieties as there are uses for them. Though they are available year round, fresh apples are in abundance in fall. Applesauce and canned apples can be used in many recipes.
USDA. NAL. Healthy Meals Resource System.
Quantity recipes containing apples from the HMRS Recipe Finder database.
Apple Fact Sheet (PDF | 440 KB)
New Jersey Team Nutrition Project.
This resource contains fun facts, recipes and marketing tips for school food service. Part of the Quick Steps to Fruits and Vegetables Galore, and Dairy Too! training program.
Fruit and Vegetable Fact Sheets
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.
Set of 30 fruit and vegetable fact sheets with information about: nutrition, uses, description, varieties, and where first cultivated. Available in black & white and color.
Fresh from the World... Where Your Food Comes From: Apples
University of Illinois Extension. Urban Program Resource Network.
Interactive Web site can be used to teach children about the origin of their food. Includes fun activities, games, and lots of educational animations on different food histories.
Provides a variety of fruit and vegetable clipart images, for free use. Search for a fruit or vegetable to see all associated images.
Apples & More
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. University of Illinois Extension. Urban Programs Resource Network.
Healthy Eating Posters for School Snack Bars
USDA. ARS. Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine.
30 posters promoting fruit and vegetables choices as snacks, downloadable as 11 x 17 posters. The following poster features apples specifically:
Agricultural Research Service Image Gallery
USDA. Agricultural Research Service.
Provided as a complimentary source of high quality digital photographs available from the Agricultural Research Service Information Staff. Apple photos include:
State Apple Associations
Several states have their own committees and associations for apples, which contains numerous resources on apples. These include:
What Fruits & Vegetables are in Season?
Produce for Better Health Foundation. Fruits and Veggies More Matters.
Discover what fruits and vegetables are available in each season of the year.