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Food

Passion brings first Asian Festival to Grand Rapids on June 10

Submitted 05-23-2017 under NEWS

As the Grand Rapids Asian Festival nears, food, performances, vendors, and activities are being finalized by the event organizers.

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In Season: May 20, 2017

Submitted 05-19-2017 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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Made in MI Pop-Up Marketplace returns, providing platform for artists, artisans, entrepreneurs

Submitted 05-16-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

More than 50 vendors will be present for the first event of the season, taking place on May 27 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., including local favorites like Hides and Stitches, Albright Lavender Farm, Pink Lemonade, Cutie Pie Craft, Third & Co. Studio and more.

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Letter carriers collect record amount of food during Stamp Out Hunger

Submitted 05-16-2017 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids residents donated 200,000 pounds of food during Saturday's Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive.

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In Season: May 12, 2017

Submitted 05-12-2017 under NONPROFITS

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

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Stamp Out Hunger at mailboxes, online this Saturday

Submitted 05-09-2017 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids' letter carriers are coordinating their 25th-annual food drive Saturday, May 13.

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In Season: May 6, 2017

Submitted 05-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

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

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Public Museum partnering with Brewery Vivant, The Cheese Lady for a special Beer Explorers on May 11

Submitted 04-25-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Beer Explorers class will give 40 participants the opportunity to learn about their sense of taste and what combinations appeal to them individually. The class will be led by Brewery Vivant's Wandering Monk and Certified Cicerone, Ryan Engemann, and Grand Rapid’s The Cheese Lady, Heather Zinn.

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Kit-A-Gin preschool garden receives Neighborhood Match Fund

Submitted 04-25-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Huron Potawatomi Head Start is one of the first recipients of Grand Rapids' Neighborhood Match Fund. Local preschoolers will get the opportunity to experience the healthy benefits of being out in nature and learning about the origin of their food.

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Native American community feels disrespected over proposed restructuring of educational program

Submitted 04-20-2017 under NEWS

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, community members who support the Native American Education Program of the Grand Rapids Public Schools held a public hearing over concerns for the program's future.

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