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Learning how to cook healthy, local with Grand Rapids Cooking School

by (jtstoner)

Submitted 08-17-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

For those still intimidated by the idea of shopping for meals at the Farmer’s Market, Molly Clauhs and Chris McKellar of the Grand Rapids Cooking School are offering classes that they've designed in an effort to help people discover just...

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Why I'm taking the Eat Local Challenge

by (wendypchef)

Submitted 08-15-2012 under VOICES

Many people around town and in the blogosphere know me as a local food advocate, especially if they're readers of The Local Cook or Eat Local, West Michigan! But I haven't always been this way. You might think it started when I was...

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Local First kicks off Eat Local Challenge, reporters to share experiences

by (Holly)

Submitted 08-15-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Local First is launching their 10x10 Pledge as part of the Eat Local Challenge for 2012. The pledge officially runs from August 28 to October 30, starting just a few days after Restaurant Week, which is designed to introduce the community to...

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New Eastown eatery will serve up all local, all the time

by (Onawa Gardiner)

Submitted 06-29-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Straight-from-the-farm organic fare will dominate the menu at Trillium Haven, a new restaurant that opens next week in Grand Rapids' Eastown neighborhood. “We know that there are many people in Grand Rapids interested in organics,...

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In Season June 12, 2012

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 06-09-2012 under NONPROFITS

        Currently at the Market: Cherries Strawberries Sugar Peas Snap Peas Tunnel Grown Zucchini and Summer Squash Celery Root Rhubarb Greenhouse Tomatoes Carrots Granola Hummus, Tabouli, Quinoa Salad Asparagus...

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Eat the Real Food

by (GRCC Compositio...)

Submitted 05-07-2012 under OPINION

Eggs fried to succulence, fluffy Belgian waffles topped with strawberries and cream, and crispy apple-wood smoked bacon are some of the few tasty bits that the Real Food Café makes better than most. A mouth-watering breakfast can be hard to come by...

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Trillium Haven Farm unveils plans for restaurant in Eastown

by (wendypchef)

Submitted 02-09-2012 under NEWS

Husband and wife team Michael VanderBrug and Anja Mast are well known in Grand Rapids: they have had a booth at the Fulton Street Farmer’s Market for the past eleven years while operating a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program with...

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