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Fresh Fruit & Veggie Grant
Holly Spence
Wednesday, February 12, 2020

This Week’s Healthy Snacks are Blueberries, Strawberries and Honeydew Melon

Blueberry Facts

Maine is one of the top blueberry growing states

Blueberries are the second most popular berry

Highbush berries can grow to 13 feet tall

Blueberry Nutrition

Great source of fiber

Great source of Vitamin C and K

Strawberry Facts

On average, there are over 200 seeds on every strawberry

The green caps can help strawberries stay fresh longer

Strawberry Nutrition

Strawberries are packed with antioxidants, Vitamin C and fiber

Great source of folate and manganese, too

Honeydew Melon Facts

Honeydew melons are related to cucumbers and squash

They are harvested about 3months after planting

Honeydew Melon Nutrition

Great source of Vitamin C

Great source of potassium