New City Neighbor makes farming an empowering youth program

by (GRTV)

Submitted 08-16-2018 under NONPROFITS

Arriving at the New City Neighbor Farm and Cafe is an experience in itself. Once you leave your car you are welcomed by the smells of good food and a beautiful fully equipped farm. You walk into the cafe and are greeted by a middle school aged host...

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Co-op bookstore to join Avenue for the Arts this November

by (averym92)

Submitted 11-10-2015 under NEWS

November 11 is the grand opening of a new bookstore at 315 South Division Avenue called Bombadil Books, that will bring a variety of services to the downtown area. The co-op style bookstore is open to all shoppers, but also offers memberships...

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Order co-op style whole foods via Southeast Area Farmers' Market

by (OKT)

Submitted 11-04-2015 under NONPROFITS

As a pilot program of its Food Diversity Project and the Southeast Area Farmers’ Market, Our Kitchen Table is offering market patrons the opportunity to order bulk  whole foods from Country Life Natural Foods, a supplier to food...

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High Five Co-Op Brewery collaborations achieve impressive response

by (Marie Orttenburger)

Submitted 11-19-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

High Five Co-Op Brewery has already had two meet-ups at local breweries where those interested could buy memberships to the co-op for $150. The two meet-ups, one held at Harmony Brewing Company and the other at The Mitten Brewing Company, were met...

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Catalyst Radio: High Five Co-op Brewery is growing membership one event at a time

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 11-08-2013 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this edition of Catalyst Radio we feature a local nonprofit of a different nature. Newly formed as a membership organization, High Five Co-op Brewery...

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OGR 2012: Mandi Creveling's happy accident

by (marybrown)

Submitted 03-20-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

The Occupy Grand Rapids movement that began in October of 2011 has many different faces and stories. One of those faces is Mandi Creveling, a 24 year old GRCC student who has been with the movement since the beginning, although she sort of happened...

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The quest to find natural products in Grand Rapids

by (GRBlogger)

Submitted 01-12-2010 under NEWS

I recently ordered natural goat’s milk body lotion online from a place in Texas. After thinking it over, I realized I really need to start exploring the options available in Grand Rapids, saving on the carbon foot print of shipping across the...

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