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In Season: August 6, 2016

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-03-2016 under NONPROFITS

Items to Watch: Corn Peaches Plums Produce: Apples (Translucents) Apricots Arugula Beans (Dried) Beets (Red & Golden) Blueberries Bok Choy Broccoli Cabbage Cantelope Carrots Cauliflower Celery Cherries (Sweet) Corn Cucumbers Currants (Red)...

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In Season: July 23, 2016

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-20-2016 under NONPROFITS

Items to Watch: Corn Peaches Green Beans Cut Flowers (Dahlias & Sunflowers) Produce: Apricots Arugula Beans (Dried) Beets Blueberries Bok Choy Broccoli Cabbage Carrots Cauliflower Celery Cherries (Sweet) Corn Cucumbers Currants (Red) Egg...

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Local food is important economically, environmentally

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-05-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Do you know where your dinner came from?  Often we sit down to the table and don’t think about how far our food has travelled. Would you believe there are reports that estimate the average dinner has traveled 1,500 miles? We live in a...

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Brewery Vivant recognized for focus on locally-sourced French, Belgian-inspired food

by (rmclaughlin)

Submitted 01-29-2016 under NEWS

Brewery Vivant was recently “surprised” to find out through a Facebook post from Grand Rapids Magazine that the brewery had won the magazine's first ever “Best Brewery (Cuisine) Dining award.” The funeral chapel-turned-...

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Locally Raised, with a story

by (Local First)

Submitted 01-14-2016 under NONPROFITS

In recent years there has been a heightened awareness around knowing where our food comes from. Farmers Markets have increased in number, hobby farms have sprung up, and many restaurants have begun to shift their purchasing to local. Vegetables are...

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Terra GR supports hunger relief during the holidays

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-12-2015 under NONPROFITS

Terra GR is running a month-and-a-half-long food and fund drive for Feeding America West Michigan, starting Sunday. Restaurant patrons are encouraged to donate money or nonperishable foods for the hunger-relief organization when they visit. Terra GR...

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Local food panel discussion to follow vegan dinner

by (lydiajoy)

Submitted 10-20-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

UPDATE: The panel discussion after the dinner service has been cancelled. We received this from Ryan Cappelletti, owner of Bartertown and CVLT, this morning: "The dinner info is all the same: 5-10 p.m. one time menu featuring all fermented...

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Terra GR's Restaurant Week fundraiser sends 2,000 meals to neighbors in need

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-25-2015 under NONPROFITS

For Terra GR Restaurant, this was a very good week. “This was the most successful Restaurant Week we’ve had to date,” said general manager Chris McDonald. “Guest satisfaction, the menu we put together, the partnership we had...

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Terra GR teams up with Food Bank to fight hunger during Restaurant Week

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-10-2015 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids is a city that appreciates a good meal. But what about those in our community who don’t have enough to eat, period? Terra GR hasn’t forgotten about them, and even as the Eastown restaurant showcases their finest locally...

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EatGR Meetup at Tacos El Cunado

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 12-03-2014 under

Good food is better when you eat it together. It’s even better when you can eat it for a good cause. Join FoodCircles, EatGR, and Feeding America West Michigan on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at Tacos El Cunado in Grand Rapids’ Downtown Market....

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