Bring on the Sunshine!

Happy summer! School is finally out, the sun is shining, and the produce is growing in the garden! My name is Mary-Kate, and I am the summer intern with Dexter Farm to School. I am a graduate student at the University of Michigan School of Public Health studying nutrition. I love being outside and gardening,Continue reading “Bring on the Sunshine!”

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”

DHS Garden CSA Program

Sullivan Memorial Learning Garden at DHS – CSA Program now taking applications for new members!  Do you want receive a box of fresh, locally grown produce each week this summer, and support a growing school garden program at the same time? Are you interested in participating in a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program, but not quite ready for aContinue reading “DHS Garden CSA Program”

Our School Gardens Need You

The Dexter Schools Garden Boosters is a group of parents, teachers, community members, and non-profit partners who have come together to support the school gardens district-wide. There are currently 4 school garden programs in Dexter schools, each at various stages of development.  Each garden program currently has a point-person who serves on the Garden Boosters andContinue reading “Our School Gardens Need You”