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Culture

Market Musings: Visser Farms takes pride in providing families with cooking inspiration

Submitted 08-28-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Visser Farms grows 199 different varities of produce, from potatoes to lettuce to carrots at the Fulton Street Farmers Market.

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Wealthy Theatre screening America's Diplomats: People making a global impact

Submitted 08-28-2017 under NONPROFITS

The World Affairs Council of West Michigan will screen America's Diplomat on Wednesday, August 30 at Wealthy Theatre. The event will allow attendees to learn how people shape policy.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Forbidden Fruit

Submitted 08-28-2017 under OPINION

Rather than responding to a reader question, this week’s Ethics and Religion Talk column begins with an essay on “Forbidden Fruit” by the Rev. Sandra Nikkel, head pastor of Conklin Reformed Church. The essay comes from a book she is writing.

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In Season: August 26, 2017

Submitted 08-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

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

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Market Musings: J. Dykstra Produce hits all the bases for produce needs

Submitted 08-23-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

J. Dykstra Produce, a vendor at the Fulton Street Farmers Market, sells cantaloupes, raspberries, peaches and strawberries, among other fare.

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Meijer Gardens' fall exhibition celebrates Rodin, contemporary figurative tradition

Submitted 08-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

The group exhibition Rodin and the Contemporary Figurative Tradition features international artists and several of Rodin’s most compelling works.

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ArtPrize artist feature from UICA: Seitu Jones

Submitted 08-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

Working independently or with others, Seitu Jones has created over 30 large-scale public artworks. On September 23, Heartside residents are invited to take part in a community meal presented by Seitu Jones, UICA, and a number of community partners.

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Spoke Folks hosts first Beer City Bike Fest

Submitted 08-22-2017 under NONPROFITS

All of this grease and sweat calls an end-of-summer celebration: Beer City Bike Fest, a free bike carnival and music festival will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at The Spoke Folks from 12 p.m.-10 p.m.

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Market Musings: Ellens' Acres turning heads with bright colors

Submitted 08-21-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Ellens' Acres specializes in peppers and tomatoes, including purple peppers. The business sells its products at the Fulton Street Farmers Market.

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Should religious institutions be 'Safe Refuge?'

Submitted 08-21-2017 under OPINION

Should a religious building be considered safe refuge for undocumented foreigners, criminals, or family members seeking shelter from abusers?

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