“It tasted a little weird” and other student responses

We knew going into the April Farm Fresh Food Days that wheat berry salad was going to be a hard sell.  So we dressed up the wheat berries with a sweet, tangy dressing and added some MI-grown dried cranberries to the mix to sweeten the deal.  Check out the recipe here. For the majority ofContinue reading ““It tasted a little weird” and other student responses”

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”

“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”