Happy Birthday Michigan!

To celebrate Michigan’s statehood, Dexter Farm to School in partnership with Dexter Food and Nutrition is excited to offer a lunch menu with all Michigan-sourced items available.  The menu includes honey-garlic roasted chicken drumsticks, honey roasted orange and purple carrots, and apple crisp.  Please check individual school menus for specific dates.

October is National Farm to School Month!

In recognition of this we are partnering with Dexter Food and Nutrition to bring several garden to cafeteria offerings to all 6 DCS cafeterias.  Watch for yummy offerings of fresh garden salsa, watermelon cubes, kale salad, roasted acorn squash, and roasted root vegetables all grown in the Sullivan Memorial Garden and Creekside Kitchen Garden.  ToContinue reading “October is National Farm to School Month!”

Family Gardening Night is Tonight 9/20

We have a busy fall planned with lots of great activities in the gardens.  We hope you can join some of our events! Family Garden Night on September 20th from 3-5pm @ Creekside Please join Garden coordinators for a family night gardening night at Creekside.  We will be harvesting, weeding, and planting some fall cropsContinue reading “Family Gardening Night is Tonight 9/20”

Farm to Freezer

Cherry Capital Foods has been an important partner in Dexter Food and Nutrition’s path to increase their local purchasing. One of Cherry Capital’s source vendors is the Farm to Freezer program featured in this gorgeous and touching video. This community based job training program flash freezes produce from farms in Northern Michigan, providing locally grown food directContinue reading “Farm to Freezer”