Hello, AMERICAN SOMOA!
MyPlate, MyState connects Americans with the foods and flavors grown in their states and regions. Use the information below to find out how the foods grown and raised by American Samoa producers can help create a healthy eating style and support local farmers and communities!
American Samoa’s Locally Grown and Produced Foods
|Bananas, Breadfruit, Coconuts, Grapefruit, Lemons, Limes, Mangoes, Melons, Oranges, Papayas, Pineapples|
|Avocados, Cabbage, Cassava, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Giant Taro, Green Beans, Green Onions, Taro, Tomatoes, Yams|
|Corn for grain (e.g., flour)|
|Beef, Chicken, Eggs, Fish, Giant Clams, Pork, Tuna|
Note: Beans and Peas in the Protein Foods list are in dried form and are used as meat alternatives. Additionally, foods that do not belong to any food group are not listed.
Show Us Your Plate!
- What does your American Samoa plate look like? Show how you use foods from your state and region by taking a picture of your plate and sharing on social media using the hashtag #MyPlateMyState. Check out the USDA Blog post for more information on how to share your plate!
Tips and Resources
- MyPlate, MyState Graphics – State icons, blank MyPlate to fill in with your own foods, MyPlate Local Foods Menu
- Toolkit for Teachers
- National Farmers Market Directory
- CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) Directory