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In Season: November 9

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 11-05-2013 under NONPROFITS

Just In at the Market: Cranberries Get it Before It's Gone: Fall Raspberries Broccoli Celery Currently at the Market: Brussel Sprouts Cranberries Turnips Sweet PotatoesWinter SquashPie...

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Downtown Market brings local flavor to Grand Rapids

by (rpontius)

Submitted 09-03-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

The Downtown Market opened its doors this Labor Day weekend to a warm reception from Grand Rapids residents. “We’ve gotten really great reactions so far,” says Emily Davis, the Market Assistant and Event Coordinator Intern. “...

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Shop Seasonally: serving up spice with peppers and onions

by (Amy Hinman)

Submitted 08-13-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

As the season progresses, crops that need more time to develop are finally becoming ready. Consider making some fresh pizza sauce with just-ready tomatoes, or baba ganoush with a fresh eggplant.   Events at the market: The Downtown Market: On...

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Shop seasonally: everything you need for a stir-fry

by (Amy Hinman)

Submitted 07-17-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

If you were thinking that it's too hot to cook (but you still want to), have no fear, it's stir-fry season! There are few things that sautee up better than summer squash or zucchini, and with minimal time over the hot stove. Not feeling so...

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Creating a fresh community at the Downtown Market

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 07-02-2013 under PLACE-MATTERS

The brand new, not-even-fully-opened Downtown Market is planting the deep roots that are the key to building a strong community. With a bustling line up of tenants for the approaching opening of the indoor portion of the market, and the growing...

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Shop Seasonally: saying 'farewell' to rhubarb, and 'hello' to cherries, snap peas and pickling cucumbers

by (Amy Hinman)

Submitted 07-02-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

'Tis the season for a culinary adventure. Not sure what to do with all the veggies in your CSA? Want to add a few techniques to your culinary arsenal? Ever wondered how to pronounce kohlrabi? Chances are that the person selling you food probably...

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Lend a hand at the Downtown Market

by (benwilkoliver)

Submitted 06-10-2013 under NEWS

The recently inaugurated Downtown Market is seeking volunteers to help create a more welcoming and supportive experience for shoppers during business hours. Volunteers can sign up to greet and count people as they come into the market, assist...

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In Season: June 5, 2013

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 06-05-2013 under NONPROFITS

Coming Soon: Sugar Snap Peas Cherries Eggplant Green Beans    Get it Before It's Gone: Seedling plants Annuals (including marigolds!) Hanging Baskets   Currently at the Market: Strawberries! Asparagus (green and purple)...

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How to grow food successfully: it can't be that hard!

by (heatherhughesian)

Submitted 06-04-2013 under OPINION

I navigate life by the motto, “It can’t be that hard!” Roast coffee? “It can’t be that hard!” Rewire the electrical? “It can’t be that hard!” Build a deck? “It can’t be that hard!...

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In Season: June 1

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 05-29-2013 under NONPROFITS

Coming Soon: Strawberries! Sugar Snap Peas    Get it Before It's Gone: Seedling plants Annuals Hanging Baskets   Currently at the Market: Asparagus (green and purple) Rhubarb Greenhouse Tomatoes Carrots Radishes Rutabegas...

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