The Rapidian

Farmer's Market

Local market creates access to fresh food in urban neighborhood

by (NGarbaty)

Submitted 07-21-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Blending groceries with a cause, the Southeast Area Farmer’s Market brings together local vendors and produce to help make natural food more accessible to the area. Located at Garfield Park (2111 Madison SE) on Fridays and the Gerald R. Ford...

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New owner of The Urban Mushroom expands grow rooms, becomes certified forager

by (Yeldellc)

Submitted 06-02-2015 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

At 6 a.m., Mary Ann Faulkner can be found foraging in the woods and forests to find local wild mushrooms, which haven’t been sold for years in Grand Rapids. Faulkner, the new owner of The Urban Mushroom, has been revamping the business since...

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In Season: June 29, 2013

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 06-26-2013 under NONPROFITS

Newly in seaon: Tart Cherries Broccoli Frisee Green Beans Snow/Sugar Snap Peas Sweet Candy Onions Garlic Scapes Scallions Pickling Cucumbers Aloe Vera Coming Soon: Blueberries Sweet Cherries Summer Squash Cabbage Cucumbers Fennel  Get it...

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Food access crisis affects Grand Rapids

by (marieroper)

Submitted 05-04-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

By: Marie Roper, Naomi Jackins, Taylor Libolt, Katie Burkley, and Amanda Granger Over the past 50 years, access to healthy food has become more dispersed due to urban sprawl and the development of mega-grocery stores. These mega-grocery stores tend...

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Fulton St. Farmer's Market opening day

by (Jessica Ennis)

Submitted 05-07-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Winter is over: this is the message reverberating off sidewalks and garages surrounding the Midtown neighborhood as couples, families, dogs, cyclists and tons and tons of babies crowd the sidewalks. They came to the opening day at Fulton Street...

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A Winter Market Wonderland: Fulton Street Farmer's Market plans new addition

by (GRCC Compositio...)

Submitted 03-10-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

This article was written and edited by Brian Coleman, Meagan DeCarlo, Jordan Keuning, and Trisha Thompson for EN 102-4433 at GRCC Finding fresh fruits and vegetables during the winter is next to impossible. Visiting the produce section in your...

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Fulton Street Farmer's Market Takes on the Winter

by (Megan Smith)

Submitted 03-07-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

During the spring, summer, and fall months, the  Fulton Street Farmer's Market is crawling with natural food junkies, organic vegan enthusiasts, and Grand Rapidians who just love good quality food. And if you’ve ever been there, you may have...

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