Mill Creek students Love Local Legumes

Yesterday students at Mill Creek sampled an early Valentine’s Day treat, black bean brownies, and the responses were all love. Of course there were doubters, “What, black beans? In the brownies?” one Mill Creek student exclaimed as he approached the sample table only to leave with a smile and a simple, “Wow, that was reallyContinue reading “Mill Creek students Love Local Legumes”

Make it a Meaningful Snow Day

Feeling the affects of another snow day?  Counting down the days until spring?  At Dexter Farm to School we share your dream of warm spring days, grilled fresh asparagus and the first bulbs peeking through blades of green grass.  What to do until then?  We have some ideas and inspiration for the winter blues. CookContinue reading “Make it a Meaningful Snow Day”

Michigan Home Grown Meal Day- Delicious!

DCS Food and Nutrition staff are already prepping for the Michigan Home Grown Meal that will be served the week of December 10th at all six DCS cafeterias. This will be the first in a series of three Michigan meals that will be served throughout the year to celebrate Michigan farmers and also demonstrate FoodContinue reading “Michigan Home Grown Meal Day- Delicious!”

We are SO Thankful!

As we embark on the upcoming holiday season, homes across our DCS area will be creating memories- giving thanks and expressing gratitude over shared meals with family and friends. Tuesday in Kitchen Garden Flex Class, 5th and 6th grade students shared their favorite food memories.  Many of these memories invoked smells, sounds, and tastes ofContinue reading “We are SO Thankful!”

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