Yellow Squash
history The squash plant dates back to 7000 BC. Native Americans planted squash as one of the the "three sisters" or the three main indigenous plants used for agriculture (along with corn and beans).
nutrition An excellent source of Manganese, Vitamin A (beta carotene), fiber, potassium, and folate.
storage The skin of summer squash can be very fragile, so be careful not to puncture or scrape it. Squash should be stored in a plastic bag in the refrigerator, and it will keep for about 7 days.