About ASAP

Growing Minds is a program of Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project. ASAP’s mission is to help local farms thrive, link farmers to markets and supporters, and build healthy communities through connections to local food.

Connect With ASAP

Find us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Subscribe to us on YouTube Follow our boards on Pinterest

ASAP Links

Children’s Literature – Get Local

The following titles are available in our lending library. You can also look for them in your school library or local public library. These books tie in with the monthly fruit or vegetable in our Get Local School program.

August - Tomatoes

I Will Never Not Eat a Tomato  by L. Child


Little Yellow Pear Tomatoes by D. Elaine Yumei

Tomatoes by I. Snyder

 September – Cucumbers

Cool as a Cucumber by S. Smallwood


 October – Cabbage


Cabbage and Kings by E. Seabrook

 November – Potatoes



From Eye to Potato by E. Weiss

More Potatoes by M. Selsam

One Potato, Two Potato by C. Defelice

 December, January, February, March – Apples

Bring Me Some Apples and I’ll Make you a Pie by R. Gourley

Johnny Appleseed by S. Kellogg

One Green Apple by E. Bunting



The Seasons of Arnold’s Apple Tree by G. Gibbons

Apple Picking Time by M. Slawson

Apples, Apples, Apples by N. Wallace

 April – Spinach / Lettuce / Greens

Do Lions Like Lettuce? by M. Butterfields

Grow a Salad by L. Primeau

 May – Strawberries

Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by A. Wood

Saving Strawberry Farm by D. Hopkinson

The First Strawberries by J. Bruchac

Jamberry by B. Degen

 June – Summer Squash

 Little Squash Seed by G. Dowdy Seale

From Asparagus to Zucchini by MACSAC

 July – Berries

Jamberry by B. Degen

Blueberries for Sal by R. McCloskey

facebooktwittergoogle_plus

Next post: