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Michigan mushroom grower donates exotic fungi to food bank

Submitted 02-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Gourmet Mushrooms Inc. of Scottville sells its exotic mushrooms to high-end restaurants. Now they're donating to people in need.


Taste of Soul Sunday to celebrate African American history, culture

Submitted 02-14-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Taste of Soul Sunday will be held this Sunday, February 19 at the Grand Rapids Public Library’s downtown Main Branch.


Feeding America West Michigan celebrates fourth record year

Submitted 01-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

The organization provided 28.9 million pounds of food, making 2016 its fourth-consecutive year of growth.


Food bank invites community to receive food for the holidays

Submitted 12-19-2016 under NONPROFITS

This Thursday, Feeding America West Michigan will offer groceries to those in need at their headquarters in Comstock Park.


Experience of food insecurity inspires Grand Valley student to help others

Submitted 12-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

As a kid, film student Gabby Vernon struggled with food insecurity. Now she's using her craft to feed others.


WYCE's Bubble Bash to celebrate community radio

Submitted 12-06-2016 under NONPROFITS

On December 22, 2016, the 17th annual Bubble Bash for WYCE will be held downtown at the B.O.B.


Coming together, welcoming all: Interfaith gathering of healing, hope

Submitted 11-15-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

On Monday, November 21, 2016, the 17th annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration, planned by the Kaufman Interfaith Institute, will be at the Central Reformed Church.


In Season: November 12, 2016

Submitted 11-11-2016 under NONPROFITS

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


Ride The Rapid to sip local during Cocktail Week GR

Submitted 11-09-2016 under NEWS

Grand Rapids celebrates the art of the craft cocktail from November 9 - 20.


Urban Roots looks to dig deeper than soil, investigate inequities, land use

Submitted 11-01-2016 under NEWS

The team at Urban Roots, a community farming organization, enters into a larger discussion through urban agriculture, investigating systemic inequities in Grand Rapids and cultivating justice-minded programming.