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”

What do Dexter kids think of Winter Squash?

January Farm Fresh Food Days featured locally grown Winter Squash from J&T Todosciuk Farms at all six Dexter schools.  Students were invited to try samples of roasted Acorn and Sweet Dumpling squash, explore the many varieties of winter squash that grow in Michigan, and voice their opinion about the squash they tried. Some tried itContinue reading “What do Dexter kids think of Winter Squash?”

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 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””

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!”