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Culinary Conversations series returns with "Bootstrapping your Business" event for food startups

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 10-25-2019 under NONPROFITS

On November 6, Culinary Conversations returns with a MeetUp panel discussion for food entrepreneurs. “Bootstrapping Your Business” takes place November 6 from 5-7:30 p.m. at Start Garden, located on the second floor of 40 Pearl St....

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Grand Rapids Downtown Market Hosting Feast for the Eyes: A K-12 Art Exhibit

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 09-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

This October, the Downtown Market introduces “Feast for the Eyes: A K-12 Food + Art Exhibit,” a new event and competition featuring food-themed art from local students. The entry period is now open, through October 2, for creative...

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These librarians served meals (and books) to kids all summer long with Meet Up & Eat Up

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-11-2019 under NONPROFITS

Library-goers usually expect books, quiet librarians and more books during their visit – not lunch being served to children facing hunger. The librarians at the Kent District Library in Comstock Park may appreciate a quiet place to read, but...

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Metro Health Farmers Market: A treasure hunt every week

by (metrohealth2019)

Submitted 08-20-2019 under NONPROFITS

What started with four local vendors selling fresh food out of their tailgates 13 years ago has expanded to one of the largest farm markets in West Michigan. Beginning the second week of May, and continuing every week into October, the Metro Health...

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Culinary Conversations series returns Sept. 11 with focus on sourcing locally

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 08-16-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market’s speaker series focused on the West Michigan food industry returns on September 11 at 5:00 p.m. at West Michigan Farmlink, 1111 Godfrey Ave SW, Grand Rapids, with an emphasis on “Sourcing Locally....

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A look back at Festival of the Arts' first 50 years

by (ArtswriterGR)

Submitted 06-05-2019 under NEWS

Fifty years ago downtown Grand Rapids was in the midst of urban renewal. In June 1969, in front of the new Grand Rapids City Hall, a massive work of abstract sculpture by American artist Alexander Calder titled “La Grande Vitesse” was...

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"Culinary Conversations" Focusing on Food Failures at June 18 Meetup

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 06-04-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market will host its third Culinary Conversations Meetup on June 18 at 5 p.m., focusing on “Food Failures.” The free event features four local food industry mavens, from the startup and corporate world,...

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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive provides 132,000 meals

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 05-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

Letter carriers in Grand Rapids volunteered their time to collect food donated by mailbox during the 27th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. This year, residents’ donations will provide nearly 132,000 meals to neighbors facing hunger. The...

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Letter carriers to host mailbox food drive May 11

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 05-03-2019 under NONPROFITS

Postal workers in Grand Rapids will deliver mail and pick up food on Saturday, May 11, during the nation-wide Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive organized by the National Association of Letter Carriers. This coming week, each resident will find a bag in...

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Walmart and Sam's Club partner with Feeding America West Michigan to Fight Hunger and Spark Change

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 04-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

Walmart and Sam’s Club have partnered with Feeding America once again to fill the plates of neighbors facing hunger in West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula through their Fight Hunger. Spark Change. campaign. From April 22 to May 20, proceeds...

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