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Tegan and Sara bring Grand Rapids community together to create safe space

Submitted 08-18-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

At their final concert of their LY2D tour on Thursday night, Tegan and Sara addressed all that is “weird in the world” and told everyone to be kind and take care of each other.


Market Musings: Earthy name, local food

Submitted 08-15-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Earthkeeper Farms is staying true to their roots. The business sells kale, lettuce, garlic, tomatoes and more.


Market Musings: Nyblad Family Farms sells fresh fruit

Submitted 08-14-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Nyblad Farms has what you need in the hanging fruit department. The business sells cherries, peaches, plums, apricots and more.


Grow, eat, and learn with Urban Roots

Submitted 08-11-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Founder and Executive Director of Urban Roots, Levi Gardner, shares his thoughts on what urban farming means to him and how the community can get involved.


Market Musings: Abuelo's Farm serves up tasty blueberries

Submitted 08-07-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Abeulo's Farm in Fennville specializes in the blue crop. The berries are available at the Fulton Street Farmers Market.


Market Musings: The Great Bread Company bakes up another year at the market

Submitted 08-02-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

The Great Bread Company of Allendale features a variety of breads that vary by season.


Navigating campus for the first time

Submitted 08-01-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Diving into the college world without the resources and advice of family who attended can be tricky to navigate but with some advice and storytelling we can help bridge the gap for incoming first-generation students. This is the second story in our series.


Market Musings: Peoples Cider Co. puts crisp apple in liquid form

Submitted 07-31-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Peoples Cider Co makes 24 different ciders throughout the year. The cider can be found at the Fulton Street Farmers Market.


Market Musings: Lettuce Boy Farm offers lettuce, salads, carrots, more

Submitted 07-28-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Aaron Wenger of Lettuce Boy Farm in Belding says buying local is all about the human interaction.


Market Musings: Brewt's Bloody Mary looking to bring back a classic

Submitted 07-27-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Brewt's Bloody Mary Mix now available in 400 stores across Michigan, including at the Fulton Street Farmers Market.