A look into Fun & Fruity Holiday's
It's National Month of?
- National Apple Month is September, October & November."National Apple Month is a restricted-fund (financially self-supporting) program of the U.S. Apple Association. Originally founded in 1904 as National Apple Week, it was expanded in 1996 to be observed on September, October and November." See National Apple Month for fun facts and great apple pie recipes.
- January is National Soup Month - Soup is not just savory and served hot. Nope, soup is also popular eaten cold and fruity. Celebrate National Soup month by making up a cool refreshing fruit soup. Give it a try. Remember.... cool fruit soup is perfect for the summer time.
- September is National 5 A Day Month - Fruits and vegetables are a critical factor for disease prevention and overall good health, but few people get the recommended amount of servings each day. A study done in 1991 by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Produce for Better Health (PBH) Foundation found that the average American consumer eats only about three servings of fruits and vegetables a day. An astounding 42% eat less than 2 servings a day..... Read more
- National Watermelon Month -July - See National Watermelon Month - Watermelon is 90% water! Watermelon has no fat or cholesterol which makes it a parents favorite snack to give to their children. Watermelon is an excellent source of vitamin A, B6, C, potassium and fiber which we all struggle to get more of. These vitamins are vital to good health and disease prevention.
- National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month--June 1-30
- National Grapefruit Month--February 1-28
- National Blueberries Month--July 1-31
- National Papaya Month--June 1-30
- National Papaya Month--September 1-30
It's National Week of?
National Raisin Week--May 1-7
National Fig Week--November 1-7
It's National Day of?
Eat a Red Apple Day--December 1
Poisoned Blackberries Day--September 29
International Banana Festival--September 21
National Candied Orange Peel Day--May 4
National Fresh Squeezed Juice Day - January 15
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