Wellness Policy Discussion

Yesterday, a small group of stakeholders representing a number of perspectives met to discuss our visions for the Wellness Policy and tossed around some thoughts on possible changes in school food and opportunities for movement during the school day. There were seven people in attendance and we had a great discussion, the general transcript ofContinue reading “Wellness Policy Discussion”

School Food Show

Come see us at the Food Show this Thursday, 3/20, between 6-9 pm! We’ll have samples of a smoothie made with Michigan-grown frozen blueberries, a presentation about the data we’ve gathered and our progress with Farm to School this year, as well as information about the farmers we’ve worked with this year.  You can evenContinue reading “School Food Show”

Dexter Farm to School Goes to the Capital!

In October, the Dexter Farm to School program was represented alongside Dexter Food and Nutrition’s team at Lunch on the Lawn in Lansing, and event attended by many state representatives and their staff to learn more about issues facing school nutrition across the state.  We were honored to be featured and found the event informativeContinue reading “Dexter Farm to School Goes to the Capital!”

Communicating with Stakeholders in Dexter Schools’ Food and Nutrition

Dexter Community Schools’ Food and Nutrition Team have been working to source more healthy and local foods whenever possible. This video features an interview with Margee Faber speaking about how Food and Nutrition staff are working to constantly improve and how they communicate with the School Board and with parents about that work. In theContinue reading “Communicating with Stakeholders in Dexter Schools’ Food and Nutrition”