It's not surprising that November is sweet potato awareness month since that is when so many people eat sweet potatoes. Yes, I mean sweet potatoes, since yams are something totally different than what we eat in North America.

Whether you are a parent, teaching kids, or have a foodie site, here are some resources for you to find out all about yams sweet potatoes.

Sweet Potato Awareness – Great info, funny posts, and great pictures.

NC Sweet Potato Commission – Cool teaching plans, recipes, and more.

Texas A&M – Find info about growing and using sweet potatoes. Type sweet potatoes into the search box.