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Pick it! Try it! Like it! Preserve it!

Pick it! Try it! Like it! Preserve it! materials are filled with tips for selecting, preparing, and preserving a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Colorful fact sheets, recipe cards, and educational videos provide educators and families with fun, engaging tools to enhance any dietary curriculum!

  • Classroom – The easy to read information and instructional videos are great tools to engage upper elementary school youth.
  • Home – Recipe cards are included for each fruit and vegetable.
  • Grocery Store/Farmers’ Markets – Display recipe cards in produce areas for consumer education. Shoppers can access these materials from anywhere with a smartphone.
  • Displays/Sampling – Demonstrators download instructions from a zipped folder of sampling instructions for use when setting up displays.
  • Community Programs – Used by local food councils in monthly promotions.
Hand grabbing a tomato from a basket of fresh garden vegetables.

A variety of fresh fruits and vegetables displayed on a countertop.


About the Program

Pick It, Try It, Like It was developed in partnership with SD Harvest of the Month. This resource is included in the USDA SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions: An Obesity Prevention Toolkit for States. The toolkit is a compilation of evidence-based policy, systems, and environmental change tools for child care, school, community and family settings. Newly developed materials include traditional Native American produce.