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”

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”

April 2014 Farm Fresh Food Days

Spring may be here, but winter is not far in our past and it was a bad one for farmers trying to grow year-round.  The frigid temperatures made it difficult for local farmers to keep their spinach and other winter greens going in the hoop houses, which normally work well for such crops.  So weContinue reading “April 2014 Farm Fresh Food Days”

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”

Volunteer Opportunity

This month we will be sampling PEARS from Friske Orchards in a fresh pear salad recipe!  Dexter Food and Nutrition will be getting new salad bars into Wylie and Creekside sometime this April, so we are working to introduce a few new items that could go on the salad bars from local farmers. We’ll try out aContinue reading “Volunteer Opportunity”