Taste Edible Fruits and Seeds

Taste edible fruits and seeds

Watermelon, peas, beans, grapes, tomatoes, peppers, peaches, cucumbers, strawberries – which is your favorite fruit? One of the joys of late summer / fall is tasting the delicious fruits and seeds that mature in our gardens or appear in the market. What is your favorite fruit? How do you like to eat your fruits and seeds?

Did you know a tomato is a fruit; at least that is what plant scientists say?

Internet links to help you

Is a tomato a fruit for children

Is a tomato a fruit for older children / adults

What is a fruit?

List and pictures of edible seeds

Sensory investigation of fruits


A Fruit Is a Suitcase for Seeds by Jean Richards, illustrated by Anca Hariton

One Bean by Anne Rockwell, illustrated by Megan Halsey

Oliver’s Fruit Salad by Vivian French, illustrated by Alison Bartlett

The Watermelon Seed by Greg Pizzoli

The Fruits We Eat by Gail Gibbons

Plants Feed Me by Lizzy Rockwell