This week in Dexter elementary schools, we are sampling roasted potatoes from two local farms, including Sunseed Farm in Ann Arbor, MI, where Tomm Becker grows a wide variety of vegetables with a sustainable approach and lots of community involvement. Check out this video of Tomm on the farm to find out more: Go to SunseedContinue reading “Sunseed Farm’s Approach to Sustainable Food”
This month’s installment of Farm Fresh Food Days in the Dexter Cafeterias is coming up next week. Our Farm to School Coordinator is teaming up with Dexter Food and Nutrition to bring local potatoes into the elementary schools for all students to taste during their lunch periods. Students will be able to try roasted potatoes grown on Sunseed Farm and Tantre Farm, andContinue reading “December Farm Fresh Food Day: Healthy Taters!”
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Hey everyone! Today’s post is about creating a school garden, which is one of the more difficult, but ultimately most rewarding projects I have discussed so far. Over the past few years there has been a greater push to eat more locally grown and foods, and…
Striped Roots. . . November’s Farm Fresh Food Day featured 4 different root vegetables grown on 3 local farms: Hakurei Turnips and Watermelon Radishes from Capella Farm Chioggia Beets and Hakurei Turnips from Tantre Farm Napoli Carrots from Seeley Farm Here’s what they looked like at Mill Creek: Our Farm to School Coordinator and graciousContinue reading “Striped Roots and Winter Boots”
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