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Garfield Park's community garden expands to include all neighbors

Submitted 05-03-2016 under NEWS

The Garfield Park Neighborhood Association is hosting a community garden with both traditionally rented plots and community plots where neighbors can participate in the harvest through working together.

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Do you want to grow your own food?

Submitted 03-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

Do you want to grow your own food? Our Kitchen Table is recruiting residents for free food gardening program.

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Baxter, Madison neighbors urged to speak up about local developer's plans

Submitted 03-15-2016 under NONPROFITS

Greater Grand Rapids Racial Equity Network advocates for community-led change in response to Rockford Construction's development plans.

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Frontline Recovery: Making Addiction Recovery Available to All

Submitted 11-09-2015 under NONPROFITS

In less than a year, a new addiction recovery community center on Grand Rapids' southeast side is changing the neighborhood landscape.

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OKT offers free Food Justice class

Submitted 11-09-2015 under NONPROFITS

Free, four-session food justice class is open to all who want to learn more and do more.

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Free Memory Screenings on Nov. 3 at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 10-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Covenant Village of the Great Lakes will offer free memory screenings on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., as part of National Memory Screening Week (Nov. 1-7, 2015), an initiative by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

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Cooking for Alzheimer's Prevention

Submitted 10-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

Area seniors and caregivers to learn brain-smart recipes

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Burton Middle School principal, staff welcome students with Red Carpet Event

Submitted 09-08-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The principal at Burton Middle School, Lametria Johnson-Eaddy, is rolling out the red carpet for her incoming middle schoolers to encourage the community to support its students.

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OKT to host Aug. 12 event, "Let's talk Food Security & Sovereignty" with special guest Mike Cohen

Submitted 08-10-2015 under NONPROFITS

Farmer and ecologist, Mark Cohen, an organic certifier and Bionutrient Food Association (BFA) chapter leader speaks 6:30 p.m. Aug. 12, Garfield Park Lodge, 334 Burton SE 49507.

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Our Kitchen Table works to empower and support Southeast residents

Submitted 07-31-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Our Kitchen Table is a nonprofit organization working to educate and empower people of color and income challenged communities on food justice and how to create change in the food systems in their neighborhoods.

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