Potatoes are grown in many locations throughout the United States and are available fresh all year long. In addition to fresh, potatoes are available frozen, canned and even dried!

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.

Potato Recipes


Quantity recipes containing potatoes from the USDA Mixing Bowl.

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.

Potatoes Fact Sheet (PDF | 430 KB)

Mississippi State University Extension Service.

This fact sheet provides growing information, food safety tips, nutrient information, mealtime ideas, fun facts, and ways to involve children in preparation. From One to Grow On: A Garden-Based Learning Program for Preschoolers.

Vegetable Posters (PDF | 6.13 MB)

Mississippi State University Extension Service.

Each of these 18 colorful posters features a different vegetable with simple facts for preschoolers. Page 13 contains a Potatoes poster. From One to Grow On: A Garden-Based Learning Program for Preschoolers.

Fresh from the World... Where Your Food Comes From: Potatoes

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.

Potato Clipart Potato Clipart


Provides a variety of fruit and vegetable clipart images, for free use.


Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network.

Visitors to this web site can download and distribute newsletters, recipes, bookmarks, and other materials related to potatoes.

Idaho Potato Official Web Site

Idaho Potato Commission.

Visit this web site for Idaho potatoes to get recipes, menu ideas, photos of potato fields, and tips for storing and cooking with potatoes.

Potatoes...From Garden to Table (PDF | 161KB)

North Dakota State University Extension Service.

This booklet describes the different types of potatoes, selection, storage, and nutritional values. It answers frequently asked questions about potatoes and includes recipes and tips for cooking and serving.

Pick 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.