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.
ApplesPick a Better Snack (PABS) Fruit and Vegetable Fact Sheets
Iowa Department of Public Health.
Iowa’s Pick a better snack™ fact sheets provide nutrition facts, uses, varieties, origin, trivia, etc. for over 30 fruits and vegetables.
Harvest of the Month
Network for Healthy California.
Newsletters and menu slicks for educators, families, and the community focused on a variety of fruits and vegetables.
USDA. NAL. Healthy Meals Resource System.
Quantity recipes containing apples from the HMRS Recipe Finder database.
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: