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MyPlate, My State

Find out what foods are grown where you live.

This activity uses external links. It may be helpful to test the links to ensure they work before starting the activity. Be sure to monitor screens in an effort to reduce members viewing unrelated content.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

Computer or Phone
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STEP 1
TIME: 5-10 MINUTES

Check the Map

Go to https://www.choosemyplate.gov/myplate-mystate, and click on your state.

STEP 2
TIME: 5-10 MINUTES

What Does Your State Produce?

Look at all of the different foods your state is known for. Pick one or two foods that are unfamiliar to you.
Facilitate a discussion using the following questions:

1. What foods on this list do you recognize?

2. Which ones do you like? Why do you like them?

3. Which ones have you tried that you do not like? Why didn’t you like them?

STEP 3
TIME: 5-10 MINUTES

Get the Dirt

Research the food you chose from your state. Things you might to learn more about are:

1. What are the health benefits of the food?

2. What food group is it part of?

3. How would you prepare or cook it?
Facilitate a discussion with the following questions as members research their selected foods.

1. What food group is it in?

2. Describe the food. What are the health benefits?

3. How would you prepare or cook it?

STEP 4
TIME: 10-30 MINUTES

Show Off Your State's Food

Share what you’ve learned about the new foods you discovered from your state. Make an ad, infographic or poster about your food. You can even try the food yourself if you can get it. Take a photo of your food.
Help members decide how they want to share their research with others.

STEP 5
TIME: 2 MINUTES

Save and Submit

Upload your ad or infographic or photo to earn a star.

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