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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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Urban Roots growing from farm to community

Submitted 10-25-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Friday, October 28, 2016, join Urban Roots at the community farm to share stories, help cultivate the farm and plant roots for the future.

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Why poor people don't go to bike shops

Submitted 09-27-2016 under NONPROFITS

At The Spoke Folks, our goal is to ensure everyone has access to a safe and reliable bike. As a part of this, we have known disenfranchised communities, especially communities of color, need our services the most.

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Writers Under 30 series opens the floor up to young local artists

Submitted 09-22-2016 under NEWS

A series designed by GLCL and Bombadil Books promotes young writers making connections and sharing their art. The next event is a public reading that will take place on Thursday, September 29 and will feature eight writers under the age of 30.

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'Hark Up with the Down Home Horns' to headline at Covenant Village of the Great Lakes

Submitted 06-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Join Covenant Village of the Great Lakes for an old-fashioned Tent Revival Meeting with gospel music provided by Hark Up with the Down Home Horns.

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Urban Roots holds second annual plant sale, open house

Submitted 05-10-2016 under NONPROFITS

Urban Roots will be selling hundreds of vegetable and herb plants from their community farm on Saturday, May 14, 2016.

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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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The Grand Rapids Creative Youth Center to be offering its 2016 Wednesday Workshop Series

Submitted 03-21-2016 under NONPROFITS

The Wednesday Workshop Series is a collection of fun, imaginative, and inspiring writing workshops, taught by celebrated authors and performers, for students in grades 3-12.

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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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Spring semester starts at Creative Youth Center

Submitted 01-08-2016 under NONPROFITS

New Year, new adventures! At the Creative Youth Center’s end-of-session party late last year, students, staff and volunteers looked forward to the beginning of the next session, starting January 11.

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