Northeast Regional Food Guide Fact Sheets
Wilkins, Jennifer L.; Bokaer-Smith, Jennifer
These fact sheets focus on how to follow dietary guidelines with foods from the region, seasonal produce availability, and information on the Northeast food and agriculture system. The fact sheets are titled as follows: "How to Use This Guide," "The Northeast: An Abundant Food Producer," "Eating Seasonally," "Resources for Regional Eating," "Quiz: Are You a Regional and Seasonal Eater?," "Becoming a Regional and Seasonal Eater," "Seasoning Your Kitchen," "Seasonal Produce Lists" and, "Ideas for Nutrition Educators, Dieticians, and Food Service Managers." Educators will find this fact sheet set to be a wonderful teaching aid for choosing a healthful diet, supporting the local economy, and reducing pressure on natural resources. Also included is a seasonal produce list which is an ideal handout item for classrooms, seminars, grocery stores, and any place where food and nutrition are a primary focus. Dozens of locally grown vegetables, fruits, and herbs included.
Cornell Cooperative Extension