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Winter Squash

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Winter squash varieties include acorn, butternut, hubbard, and spaghetti squash. You can find Illinois grown winter squashes usually between May and November!

Winter squash, acorn squash

Winter Squash Nutrition

Winter squash is full of nutrition! It is a good source of fiber, vitamin A, and vitamin C.

Choosing and Storing Winter Squash

Look for squashes that are heavy for their size, without cuts or soft spots. Store them in a dark, dry location for up to several months.

Food group: 
Vegetables
Food season: 
Summer
Fall
Winter