December Wrap-up: “Potatoes Are Majestic”

December’s Farm Fresh Food Day events happened in all 4 Dexter Elementary schools, and allowed students to sample locally grown, roasted potatoes seasoned with herbs grown in the Creekside school garden.  Students gave their reactions, including one survey decorated with the phrase “Potatoes Are Majestic”. The Food: The potatoes were from Tantre Farm and SunseedContinue reading “December Wrap-up: “Potatoes Are Majestic””

Sunseed Farm’s Approach to Sustainable Food

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”

December Farm Fresh Food Day: Healthy Taters!

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!”