Who loves homegrown watermelon? Dexter students. #DCSGROWN

DCS celebrates National Farm to School Month with an offering of delicious watermelon planted, grown, and harvested by Creekside students.  Watermelon will be served in all 6 DCS cafeterias Thursday 10/13 and Friday 10/14.  Please visit the Food and Nutrition Facebook page for more details.

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”

Senator Joe Hune visits Cornerstone for a tasty Farm to School lunch!

  On Friday February 22, Cornerstone Elementary along with Dexter Food and Nutrition and Dexter Farm to School hosted Senator Joe Hune for a special Farm Fresh Food lunch.  In addition to serving lots of fresh fruits and veggies, the Dexter Farm to School Program prepared a delicious, raw carrot-orange juice.  The carrots for theContinue reading “Senator Joe Hune visits Cornerstone for a tasty Farm to School lunch!”

DHS Garden Week in the Cafeteria

  Today, Ms. Melinsky’s 2nd hour class came out to the Sullivan Memorial Learning Garden to harvest produce to be used in the DHS cafeteria throughout this week! This project represents a pilot Garden to Cafeteria Program that will hopefully continue and grow as the garden itself grows. The kitchen staff were very impressed byContinue reading “DHS Garden Week in the Cafeteria”