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WA Grown Food Kit For Kale

Kale is a member of the cabbage family and closely related to collard greens, broccoli, cauliflower, and mustard. Originated in Anatolia, kale, the descendant of wild cabbage, has over 400 varieties. Kale was brought to the United States by English settlers in the 17th centruy.

Ref: Fruit and Veggies More Matters

Washington Harvest Kale Poster [FREE download]

WA Harvest Kale PosterClick to view the full-size PDF. The poster is designed to be printed at either 11" x 17" or 2' x 3'.

Highlight Washington-grown kales served in your program with this beautiful poster! The poster provides nutrition facts under "THRIVE", agriculture information under "GROW", and tips for preparation, cooking, and fun facts, etc. under "TASTE". 

Special thanks to Oregon Department of Education and Oregon Department of Agriculture for sharing their poster files, from which many of the food facts were adapted, and to Whatcom Farm-to-School Support Team for helping us update and add new facts for Washington State.

School Recipes

  • Kale Sunshine Soup - HUSSC
  • Kale Chips
  • Brussels Sprouts Fennel Carrot Salad
  • Rainbow Salad with Lemon-Honey Dressing

Child Care & Senior Recipes

For Child Care Recipes click here.

For Senior Recipes click here.

Nutrition Facts

Kale is originated in Asia Minor/Anatolia, and became very popular in Scandinavia, Germany, Holland, and Scotland.