National Sweet Potato Month

Cooking with Fresh Vegetables: Focus on Sweet Potatoes (PDF | 2 MB)

National Food Service Management Institute.

Provides preparation tips, activities to conduct with young children, and teaching points about sweet potatoes. From the Mealtime Memo for Child Care series.


Healthy Spencer Sweet Potato Healthy Spencer Sweet Potato Posters (PDF | 1.62 MB)

North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission.

Spencer Sweet Potato shows kids how to stay healthy through physical activity and eating healthy foods, like sweet potatoes.


Sweet Potato 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.


Sweet Potato Recipes

Quantity recipes containing sweet potatoes from the HMRS Recipe Finder database.


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 17 contains a Sweet Potato poster. From One to Grow On: A Garden-Based Learning Program for Preschoolers.


What's in Season?

Discover when sweet potatos as well as many other fruits and vegetables are in season.