Spring Workdays in the Gardens

Spring is finally here and we already have many seeds in soil, taking root indoors in our school greenhouses! But our gardens need some work before we can get those seedlings into the ground. Please come out to help in the gardens on what we are SURE will be beautiful, spring Saturdays. Right, weather?! MarkContinue reading “Spring Workdays in the Gardens”

Local Radish and Asparagus Tasting Responses

May Farm Fresh Food Days were a real feature of spring produce in Michigan, with both radishes and asparagus being sampled throughout Dexter schools.  Students at DHS, Mill Creek, Creekside, and Cornerstone got to fresh spring radishes from two different local farms; Zilke Vegetable Farm and Tantre Farm.  After students at those schools ate throughContinue reading “Local Radish and Asparagus Tasting Responses”

DHS Garden Spring Workday 2.0

Please sign up to help us turn this dirt pile . . . . . . into a beautiful entryway with a sign designed by the DHS Art With Heart Club! Sign up to volunteer! We finished one side of the entryway at our April workday, but this time we will finish the job, makingContinue reading “DHS Garden Spring Workday 2.0”

“It tasted a little weird” and other student responses

We knew going into the April Farm Fresh Food Days that wheat berry salad was going to be a hard sell.  So we dressed up the wheat berries with a sweet, tangy dressing and added some MI-grown dried cranberries to the mix to sweeten the deal.  Check out the recipe here. For the majority ofContinue reading ““It tasted a little weird” and other student responses”

Cornerstone Elementary Garden Club

Have you seen the flowers and lovely landscaping at Cornerstone Elementary lately? Spring flowers and shrubs are all around the school and the entrance landscaping beds are decorated with pinwheels and other fun ornaments.  These special elements are the result of the dedicated parents and community members that make up the Cornerstone Elementary Garden Club.Continue reading “Cornerstone Elementary Garden Club”