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Downtown Market celebrates veggies on March 9, hosting fifth annual Growers Fare, first-ever Very Veggie Saturday

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 02-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

On March 9, the West Michigan Growers Group is partnering with Michigan State University Extension and the Grand Rapids Downtown Market to host the fifth annual ‘Meet a Farmer, Find a Share’ Growers Fare from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Local,...

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February "Culinary Conversations" MeetUp Examines Youth Culture and Millennial Food Trends

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 01-31-2019 under NONPROFITS

On February 20 at 5 p.m., the Grand Rapids Downtown Market will host the second “Culinary Conversations” Meetup, featuring speaker Eve Turow Paul. Author of “Generation Yum—Shaping The Future Of Food,” Turow Paul is a...

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Outdoor Farmers Market works to increase neighborhood accessibility to fresh produce

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 05-19-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market opens the Outdoor Farmers Market for the third season this Saturday, May 23, at 9 a.m. when approximately 35 farmers and fresh food artisans will open their stands in the Outdoor Market Shed. The opening will be...

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Food Bank marks another record-breaking year for hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 01-07-2015 under NONPROFITS

It’s official: Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank just closed out its second record year in a row for food distribution. In 2014, Feeding America West Michigan distributed 26.5 million pounds of food, the equivalent of 20.7 million meals...

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In Season: July 4, 2014

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Currently Available: Blueberries Cherries Radishes Snap Peas Snow Peas Beets Strawberries Asparagus (green & purple) Carrots Summer Squash Broccoli Cucumbers Garlic Scapes Tomatoes Pizza Crusts Tomatoes Green & Yellow Beans  Kale...

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In Season: January 18, 2014

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 01-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

Currently Available: Apples Carrots Cabbage Squash Kale Daikon Radish Lettuce Greens Micro Greens Wheat Grass Potatoes Turnips Beets Celery Root Parsnips Onions Garlic Leeks Winter Squash Pie Pumpkins Chicken Milk Beef Lamp Pork Eggs (chicken)...

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With demand rising, Food Bank issues plea for more volunteers

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 10-15-2013 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is making a plea for more volunteers. Last year the Comstock Park-based hunger-relief organization was assisted by more than 2,300 volunteers in distributing 23.8 million pounds of food. They are on track to...

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Revamped Fulton Street Farmers Market pushes to finish line

by (WYCE)

Submitted 08-31-2011 under NONPROFITS

Fulton Street Farmers Market is in the final phase of its capital campaign. West Michigan Environmental Action Council's Dan Schoonmaker talks progress with FSFM's Development Project Manager Christine Helms-Maletic.

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In season - July 22, 2011

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

New at the market! Sweet Corn (in limited quantities)!!! Gladiolas Peppers Tomatoes, Cherry Tomatoes Purple Beans Currently at the market: Cherries Raspberries Blueberries Gooseberries, Currants, Blackberries Cabbage Garlic Summer Squash,...

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[MIDTOWN] Spring activity summaries

by (MidtownGR)

Submitted 06-16-2010 under NONPROFITS

Brikyaat Community Garden comes together with contributions and volunteer efforts Following the final thaw, volunteers and Midtown staff partnered to rehabilitate the Brikyaat Community Garden (61 Holland NE). Donations of time and coldhard cash...

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