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Downtown Market

Lend a hand at the Downtown Market

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 06-10-2013 under NEWS

The recently inaugurated Downtown Market is seeking volunteers to help create a more welcoming and supportive experience for shoppers during business hours. Volunteers can sign up to greet and count people as they come into the market, assist...

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State of the Onion address: Markets, restaurants and learning opportunities grow

by (TheStarvingArtist)

Submitted 06-06-2013 under OPINION

As the new Culinary Correspondent for The Rapidian, I'll be exploring the current state of the food scene in Grand Rapids from the prospective of a local chef and food writer. I’ll give you my take on the best restaurants, discussing new...

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The Local Feed: Asparagus comes to local markets

by (MILocalFoodBeet)

Submitted 05-31-2013 under OPINION

Asparagus is one of the earliest Michigan crops. Did you know that Michigan, home to 125 asparagus farms, ranks third in the nation for asparagus production? Our farmers produce up to 25 million pounds of asparagus seasonally on approximately 11,000...

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Downtown Market opens for business

by (magical)

Submitted 05-07-2013 under NEWS

It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon for the Downtown Market to open for business on May 4, 2013. The new Downtown Market is now open in the heart of down town Grand Rapids. It is located just south of Heartside Park next to the 131 S-Curve. The...

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Urban market comes to Heartside

by (Scott Kaplan)

Submitted 02-08-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

With all the publicity surrounding the Fulton Street Farmers Market (FSFM) renovations, it’s easy to overlook the fact that plans to create a $28 million indoor-outdoor urban market in Grand Rapids’ Heartside District have been quietly...

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