October's Harvest of the Month is Zucchini
Zucchini is a type of summer squash, meaning its skin is thing and edible. It can be enjoyed raw or cooked. Zucchini is an important source of vitamin C and potassium. Georgia's commercial squash production is concentrated in south Georgia.
The month of October is also the 9th Annual National Farm to School Month. Fresh fruits and vegetables are essential to a well balanced health diet along with exercise and physical activity.