Farmer-owned restaurant offers bold brews, homegrown meals to support food bank

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-15-2013 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids restaurants are embarking on a two-week exploration of local cuisine, Michigan beers and the fruitful ways in which they intersect. Cool Brews. Hot Eats., from the creators of Restaurant Week, runs from Feb. 18 to March 2 and involves...

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In Season: November 10, 2012

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 11-10-2012 under NONPROFITS

  Get it before it's gone- LAST WEEKS! Bell Peppers Brussel Sprouts In season at the Market Winter Squash! Apples (Limited Quantities) Root Vegetables Wreaths Currently at the Market Onions (Green, Candy, Vidalias) Radishes Shoots...

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Restaurant Week GR 2011: Farm to fork

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 11-02-2011 under NEWS

Foodies  and people who love to eat out--rejoice! Restaurant Week Grand Rapids is back for a second year with new places to eat, a focus on the farm to fork connection and some new ways to test out the event. Starting Thursday, November 3 until...

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Fresh food to be served at final Farm to Table dinner

by (Laura Chittenden)

Submitted 09-30-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

What if you could have a full meal made from the freshest local food possible? Imagine if you knew that everything on your plate was fresh picked, freshly slaughtered and cooked in front of you. Now open your eyes. The dinner is real. On Oct. 9,...

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In season - May 28, 2011

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 05-31-2011 under NONPROFITS

  Currently at the Market: Asparagus Rhubarb Greenhouse Tomatoes Carrots Radishes Kohlrabi Green Onions Parsnips Lettuce Spinach Onions Garlic Greens (Arugula, Swiss Chard, Kale, Collard) Plants Perennials Herbs Bouquets/ Cut Flowers Meat...

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Peter Wege Releases New Book, "Economicology II"

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 03-24-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Wege Foundation hosted a press conference today, to announce the release of Peter Wege's newest book, "Economicology II."  Local media were well represented, including WGVU's Shelley Irwin, GR Press and several local television news...

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The Electric Cheetah Supporting Local Farms

by (Jewly Warren)

Submitted 02-08-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

  Local eating is catching on in a big way. To me, it just makes sense environmentally as well as economically. The average tomato travels 1,500 to 1,800 miles before it reaches your plate. In this weeklong delay from harvest to dinner plate,...

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