You can include apples in the salad bar, as a snack, on a breakfast bar, as an ingredient in a bakery item, side dish, or entree, in a field trip lunch, or as a taste test item. Included on this website are featured curriculum connections for apples, along with recipes for food service departments and for students and their families.
Also, the second Thursday in October is the day of the Illinois Great Apple Crunch! If you are bringing in local apples at other times of the year, why not go all out and celebrate the Crunch in October? Be sure to register here and check out the activities, resources, and recipes in the Great Apple Crunch Guide. Be a part of the Crunch! heard across the Great Lakes!
Click here to get to your password protected page with all of the resources you need!
What do registered school districts get?
- Copy of Illinois Harvest of the Month program manual
- Fun Facts and Nutrition Facts
- Drag and drop language for school and community communications
- Curricular activity
- Recipes for food service and for families