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Agriculture--Vegetables

Where Does Our Food Come From?

 Vegetables Research Worksheet                           

ASPARAGUS ASPARAGUS

 

What kind of food is this? Vegetable stalk
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Asparagus Crop: Picture from Northeast Wisconsin Technical School

Where in the world does it grow? Asparagus is grown all over the world. The Ancient Greeks and Romans relished this crop. It originated in Asia Minor and is a member of the lily family. California, Michigan, and Washington are the major producing states, but there is some commercial production in many of the northern and western states. Warm regions such as Northern Mexico and Southern California also grow it.
CARROT CARROT
What kind of food is this? Carrots are vegetable roots.
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Where in the world does it grow? China, Russia and the United States are top carrot producing countries. California and the state of Washington are two of the top carrot producing states in the United States.
   
CORN CORN
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CUCUMBER CUCUMBER
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GREEN BEAN GREEN BEAN
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GREEN PEPPER GREEN PEPPER

 

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LETTUCE LETTUCE
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ONION ONION

 

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PEAS PEAS
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POTATO POTATO
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