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In Season: May 27, 2017

Fulton Street Farmers Market
Fri, 05/26/2017 - 9:35am

NONPROFITS: A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produced products available at your local farmers markets.

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Community, diversity and wildlife at BLED FEST

Matt Oberski
Fri, 05/26/2017 - 9:50am

NEWS: Annual music festival in Howell, Michigan hosts a variety of acts including locals La Dispute

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Eastown Community Association partners with Urban Roots to grow its community garden

Eastown Community Association
Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:06pm

PLACE-MATTERS: The ECA saw an alignment with the city's Neighborhood Match Fund goals of building stronger connections among residents and promoting equitable outcomes.

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Letter from Marge Palmerlee on importance of gathering

Dégagé Ministries
Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:13am

NONPROFITS: I recently read that Vivek Murthy, the former U.S. Surgeon General, said the greatest health crisis in our country is not cancer or heart disease or obesity. It is isolation!

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From an organizer's perspective: Why the Asian Festival is important

Zyra Castillo - 05/23

Diversity is beautiful and powerful, and the Asian/Pacific community has so much diversity of which many are unaware. But nonetheless, we’re usually lumped into one giant spring roll of expectations, whether we fit them or not.

Local artist feature from UICA: Ashley Trieu

Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA) - 05/16

Ashley Trieu is the founder of Iconoclasp, a handmade women’s apparel shop based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. UICA interviewed the artist to learn more about her fashion-forward projects.