“I’m a wheat farmer on my iPad”… and other reactions from Dexter students.

Going into this month’s tasting events, we knew it wasn’t going to be a hard sell to get the students to enjoy what we were sampling.  With ingredients like fresh stoneground flour and blueberry jam, it’s kind of hard to go wrong.  Even with butter, sugar, and jam, this month’s featured Wholegrain Blueberry Bars areContinue reading ““I’m a wheat farmer on my iPad”… and other reactions from Dexter students.”

Whole Grains for Big Brains

Sign up to volunteer ! . . . . . .for this month’s Farm Fresh Food Day events featuring Whole Grain Blueberry Bars made with: Locally grown Organic Multigrain Flour from Westwind Milling Co. in Linden, MI AND Locally grown Blueberry Preserves from Brownwood Farms in Williamsburg, MI Dexter Food and Nutrition is ordering both of these products through Cherry Capital Foods, a local-to-localContinue reading “Whole Grains for Big Brains”

Volunteers Needed: Farm Fresh Food Day

This month’s Farm Fresh Food Day is going to be BIG.  We’ll be featuring Winter Squash at ALL 6 Dexter schools, specifically Acorn and Sweet Dumpling squash grown at J&T Todosciuk Farms in Howell, MI. Dexter students are especially excited for this month’s Farm Fresh Food Day, so don’t miss out on the fun! SignContinue reading “Volunteers Needed: Farm Fresh Food Day”

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!”

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”