Student-Grown Salad Greens (soon)

One of the first things you learn as a gardener is that there’s a HUGE world beyond lettuce.  And, for those of us who love a good salad, that world is a paradise. With Dexter Food and Nutrition anticipating a few new salad bars to come into the schools, we’ve been thinking about fresh, localContinue reading “Student-Grown Salad Greens (soon)”

DHS Garden Workday a Success

The weather gods graced us with the best case scenario that April 19th in Michigan can offer.  Sunny skies and a slight breeze brought out lots of parents, students, and friends of the Sullivan Memorial Learning Garden to help plant spring crops, move the compost bins, and install a new entryway.  Multiple generations were represented,Continue reading “DHS Garden Workday a Success”

DHS Garden Spring Workday

Volunteers are needed for the DHS Garden Spring Workday on April 19th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.  Please join us, DHS students, and community members to help get the garden ready for the growing season, repair the compost bins, and establish a welcoming entryway to the garden. Find more details and Sign up here or at: http://bit.do/DHSGardenWorkday.  If you can’t stayContinue reading “DHS Garden Spring Workday”

Striped Roots and Winter Boots

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”

DHS Garden Work Day! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

This Saturday, Nov. 9th, we’re planning a work day at the Dexter High School Sullivan Memorial Learning Garden from 10 AM – 1 PM.  And we’d love YOUR help! Please CLICK HERE to sign up for a volunteer slot!  Dress warmly and bring gloves, if you’d like.  We’ll supply tools for the tasks, and addContinue reading “DHS Garden Work Day! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED”