Harvest of the Month - Sweet Potato

Carl Motsenbocker, Besse, Crystal

  • Sweet potatoes are Louisiana’s state vegetable.
  • Although yams and sweet potatoes are two different vegetables, sweet potatoes are often called yams in Louisiana.
  • Sweet potatoes are more nutritious when eaten with their skin.

  • Often called a “nutritional powerhouse.”
  • Excellent source of vitamin A, vitamin C and manganese.
  • Good source of vitamin B6, dietary fiber and potassium.
6/30/2021 4:28:42 PM
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