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Bartertown works to build community through food with new programs, livable wages

by Claire Breen (breensea)

Submitted 04-12-2016 under NEWS

Changes have been brewing at Bartertown Diner, a staple hotspot for the plant-based food community. On March 2, 2016, new owners Thad Cummings and Crystal Lecoy quietly and officially joined the Bartertown team, with a mission of inclusion and...

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Catalyst Radio: personal and societal transformation through a plant-based diet

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 01-29-2016 under OPINION

INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio, Michele Fife sits down with Kim Enochs, executive director of Veg Fest Grand Rapids and co-founder Plant Based Solutions, a Grand Rapids nonprofit dedicated to advocating for personal and societal...

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Bartertown Diner gets makeover, expands with live food bar

by Eric Tank (erictank)

Submitted 12-23-2014 under NEWS

Bartertown Diner has gotten a new makeover that adds transparency to the popular vegan restaurant at 6 Jefferson Avenue SE in Downtown Grand Rapids. The refurnishing came when the building's owner Rockford Construction opted to rebuild the...

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Learn some new ways to burn in the kitchen!

by Our Kitchen Table (OKT)

Submitted 05-27-2014 under NONPROFITS

Our Kitchen Table invites you to the 2nd Women of Color Convening, 6 – 9 p.m., Thursday, May 29, Madison Square Church Community Room, 1441 SE Madison Avenue SE, Grand Rapids, MI  49507. Lila Cabbil, president emeritus of the Rosa...

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Italian restaurant pushes to spring grand opening

by Hayley Grzych (HGrzych)

Submitted 01-28-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Plans for a locally-sourced, largely gluten-free menu have been building for Osteria Rossa. The restaurant, situated on Monument Park at the central corners of the city on Fulton and Division, will showcase rustic Italian fare. Each month will focus...

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The Local Feed on Vegan Substitutions

by Kolene Allen (kolene)

Submitted 11-26-2013 under OPINION

In our 4th and final installment of the Local Feed we give out some great ingredient substitutions to help you veganize your meals. Cashew cream, which we gave out the recipe for in Week 2, can substitute dairy-based cream in any recipe. Nutritional...

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The Local Feed on eating vegan in Grand Rapids

by Kolene Allen (kolene)

Submitted 11-19-2013 under OPINION

In our third installment of the Local Feed we talk about a few restaurants in Grand Rapids serving up great vegan food.   Kangaroo Kitchen & Catering in the Fulton Business District has been open for a few months now. With a global menu...

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The Local Feed on eating local in November

by Kolene Allen (kolene)

Submitted 11-11-2013 under OPINION

In our second installment of the Local Feed we discuss how November may mark the end of the long growing season in Michigan, but it certainly isn't the end of harvesting local produce. In fact, with root vegetables, apples, squash and other...

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The Local Feed on World Vegan Month

by Kolene Allen (kolene)

Submitted 11-04-2013 under OPINION

In November, in honor of World Vegan Month, Vegan Grand Rapids is taking over the Local Feed on WYCE. We’re going to let you know more about veganism, and all the great things available here in west Michigan for those looking at add more...

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Approachable Gourmet Food at Kangaroo Kitchen and Catering

by Mariah Kennedy (mariah_kat)

Submitted 07-09-2013 under NEWS

Kangaroo Kitchen and Catering will be opening next month in the East Fulton business district, near the corner of Diamond and Fulton. Chef Roman Petrack brings his diverse background not only in cooking but in living to his new venture. Petrack was...

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