Farmers

In Season Report: April 4, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 04-03-2020 under NONPROFITS

Start your Saturday by getting outside + enjoying the fresh air. During these times, it is important to remember to take deep breaths. So, take time for yourself while getting your food essentials from local farm + food businesses at the market! Get...

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In Season Report: March 28, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 03-27-2020 under NONPROFITS

As we remain open, we are doing everything we can to take preventative measures in order to keep everyone safe + healthy during this time. We are also a GREAT alternative to the grocery store because our vendors are located outside + there are never...

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In Season Report: March 21, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 03-20-2020 under NONPROFITS

Quick reminder: All of our vendors will be located outside and spaced out to alleviate crowd buildup and allow for proper social distancing. Please allow vendors to assist you when making your purchase and avoid touching/handling any products. Let...

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In Season Report: March 14, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 03-13-2020 under NONPROFITS

The safety of our staff, vendors + customers is always our top priority. We encourage those who are not feeling well to stay home + remind everyone coming to the market to wash their hands with soap + water regularly as well as use hand sanitizer....

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In Season Report: March 7, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 03-06-2020 under NONPROFITS

Come join us this sunny Saturday to shop from your local food + farm businesses. There will be over 20 vendors here to bring you the best locally grown + sourced products that are sure to warm your soul. Grab a coffee + a breakfast taco before...

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In Season Report: February 29, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 02-28-2020 under NONPROFITS

It is a leap year! Make the most of your leap day and spend it here with us! Your local farm and food businesses will be here tomorrow to provide you with the finest selection of high-quality local products. Browse from a variety of mushrooms, leafy...

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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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