Assortment of squash in and around a basket.
Squash is the common name for some species of the gourd family. These tendril bearing plants originated in the Americas. The name squash also refers to the edible fruit of these plants which is consumed as a vegetable.
Although originating in the Americas, squash are now grown in most countries. This course will help you maintain the quality of squashes that arrive at your store. You will also see information that you can use to educate customers on the buying and preparation of different squash varieties.
This course has the following objectives:
• Identify the different varieties of squash.
• List how to store squash.
• List how to handle and display squash.
• Identify how to troubleshoot squash.
Course Duration: 60m