Community Sustainability

UCOM Celebrates National Workforce Development Month

by (UCOMGR)

Submitted 09-27-2019 under NONPROFITS

UCOM's vision is a thriving community of empowered neighbors. We want all people to have the resources needed for quality living and hope for a meaningful life and we work to reduce barriers that stand in the way of this vision. Our mission is...

[read more]

Essence Restaurant Group focuses on "farm-to-fork," sustainability year-round

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 04-08-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

When it comes to local food, the Grand Rapids food community believes in sourcing food locally and being smart about the food that is used at home and in the restaurant.  Every year during the winter, Michigan crops decrease significantly and...

[read more]

Green Drinks offers networking for environmental field

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 02-10-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) is the local host for Green Drinks in Grand Rapids. Green Drinks is a self-organizing network that is active in over 600 cities in the world. The event is an informal networking...

[read more]

Marie Catribs serves sustainability

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 02-10-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Marie Catrib’s is known for their Mediterranean influenced meals all made from scratch, but there is another element at the heart of their food. “When you make food for people you have to do it with love and a good conscience,”...

[read more]

Our Kitchen Table to celebrate continued funding

by (jwiegand08)

Submitted 02-04-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday, February 8 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Our Kitchen Table (OKT) will host an open house at their office to celebrate a recent grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF). [UPDATE] OKT OPEN HOUSE IS POSTPONED UNTIL MARCH...

[read more]

Access to gardens, farmers markets in low income areas to increase

by (jwiegand08)

Submitted 01-30-2014 under NEWS

In March, Our Kitchen Table (OKT) will host an open house to celebrate a recent grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF). The $300,000 grant was awarded December 1, 2013 and continues until December 31, 2016. The grant is part of the...

[read more]

Browse