farmers market

YMCA Farmers Market brings education, access to community

by (saravz)

Submitted 06-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

For a second season, the downtown YMCA Farmers Market is bringing together Grand Rapids’ urban residents and farmers from neighboring rural communities. This Thursday at 3:00 p.m. farmers will take a break from their fields, bakers will step...

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In Season - June 2, 2012

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 06-02-2012 under NONPROFITS

Currently at the Market: Strawberries Sugar Peas Snap Peas Tunnel Grown Zucchini and Summer Squash Celery Root Rhubarb Greenhouse Tomatoes Carrots Granola Hummus, Tabouli, Quinoa Salad Asparagus Green Onions Parsnips, Radishes, Turnips Pea Shoots...

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In Season: October 21, 2017

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 05-29-2012 under NONPROFITS

 Items to Watch: Brussel Sprouts Pumpkins Grapes Produce: Acorn Squash Apples (Multiple Varieties) Arugula Basil Beans Beets Broccoli Brussel Sprouts Butternut Squash Cabbage (Red & Green) Carrots Cauliflower Celery Chestnuts Cilantro...

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In Season - Week of May 21, 2012

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 05-08-2012 under NONPROFITS

Currently at the Market: Strawberries Celery Root Rhubarb Greenhouse Tomatoes Carrots Granola Hummus, Tabouli, Quinoa Salad Asparagus Green Onions Parsnips, Radishes, Turnips Pea Shoots Green Beans Peppers Zucchini Cucumbers Potatoes Lettuce...

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So this is Grand Rapids

by (kcaralis)

Submitted 12-12-2011 under OPINION

As I prepared to move to Grand Rapids a few months ago, I had little idea what to expect. While it’s true that I’d spent most of my life living in Michigan (Metro Detroit and then Ann Arbor), in the past few years I’d explored both...

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Eating local: when better isn't enough

by (heatherhughesian)

Submitted 11-21-2011 under OPINION

Think about the last meal, snack, or handful of whatever that you ate. Did it contain meat? Was it organic? Local? Do you know how your meal, snack, or handful of whatever spent its living days? There has been an increase in the popularity of...

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The Silver Spork rides into town

by (cjlautenbach)

Submitted 08-05-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

If you’ve ever eaten lunch at a school, you know what a spork is.  If you’ve ever wanted to try lunch from a food truck, you need to find out where The Silver Spork will be.  This chariot of local cuisine is a new kid on the...

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Bartertown Diner raises money for market improvements at the Fulton Street Farmers Market with delicious eats

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Fans of fresh, local food now have even more reason to get excited about the Our Goodness is Growing campaign to improve the Fulton Street Farmers Market (1147 E. Fulton). Starting Saturday, July 30, and running right through Saturdays of the...

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Grand Rapids Farmers Markets 101

by (samantha.dine)

Submitted 07-25-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Despite their rising presence in our city, many of us may have little to no prior knowledge about farmers markets. Perhaps we have lumped them into the category of flea markets, estate states, craft shows; essentially anything we would have to...

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$3 million renovation of Fulton Street Farmers Market unveiled

by (Duncan1551)

Submitted 09-03-2010 under NEWS

For over 80 years the Fulton Street Farmers Market has brought locally grown produce and homemade items to the heart of Grand Rapids. Last Tuesday the association unveiled an estimated $3 million renovation of the market that will improve vendor...

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