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Food

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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