Honeydew and other melons are gourds, in the same family as squashes and pumpkins, but you'd never guess it from their sweet and juicy flavor. Browse the nutrition education resources below specific to honeydews and other melons.
Honeydew MelonHoneydew Recipes
USDA. NAL. Healthy Meals Resource System.
Quantity recipes containing honeydew melon from the HMRS Recipe Finder database.
Fruits for Health Series: Melons
University of Maine Cooperative Extension.
This two page fact sheet includes facts about nutrition, selection, storage and preparation of melons. Also contains two recipes with nutrition facts.
Reasons for the Seasons: Melons (PDF | 195KB)
University of California Cooperative Extension.
Four page fact sheet includes nutrition benefits, serving tips, tips to prevent food-borne illness, shopping tips, preparation, handing and storage. There are also two recipes and a coloring page for children.
Selecting, Storing and Serving Ohio Melons (PDF | 128 KB)
Ohio State University Extension.
Quick fact sheet includes information about selection and storage, yield and nutrition information. Also includes serving tips and a recipe.
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.