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”

Volunteer Opportunity – February Feature: Dry Beans

This month the Farm-to-School featured food is Michigan-grown Dry Beans! They will be served in a Calico Bean Salad in all six schools! Specifically we’ll have Cranberry, Black, and Little Red Beans through from Carlson-Arbogast Farm in Howard City, MI.  Please sign up to help pass out samples of the salad to students and promote this special localContinue reading “Volunteer Opportunity – February Feature: Dry Beans”

Farm Fresh Food Days – Volunteers Needed

Dexter Farm to School and Dexter Food and Nutrition are back with taste tests and new recipes using local foods in Dexter school cafeterias, building on progress made last year during our Farm Fresh Food Day tastings each month. In December, we’ll be featuring Michigan-grown potatoes in cafeteria sampling taste tests, AND on the lunchContinue reading “Farm Fresh Food Days – Volunteers Needed”

Our School Gardens Need You

The Dexter Schools Garden Boosters is a group of parents, teachers, community members, and non-profit partners who have come together to support the school gardens district-wide. There are currently 4 school garden programs in Dexter schools, each at various stages of development.  Each garden program currently has a point-person who serves on the Garden Boosters andContinue reading “Our School Gardens Need You”

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”