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Food Swap builds connections over food

by (wendypchef)

Submitted 09-08-2015 under VOICES

Earlier this year I went to a food blog conference in Chicago called "Eat, Write, Retreat." As part of the conference we participated in a food swap and learned tips for hosting one in our own community.  This experience reminded...

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The Murder Mystery Company in Grand Rapids

by (murdermysterytom)

Submitted 09-01-2015 under

What goes better with the most murderously fun holiday of the year than a murder? Only The Murder Mystery Company, of course! This year we are dishing up not one, not two, but THREE nights of mystery, intrigue, and murder right here in Grand Rapids...

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The Murder Mystery Company in Grand Rapids

by (murdermysterytom)

Submitted 09-01-2015 under

What goes better with the most murderously fun holiday of the year than a murder? Only The Murder Mystery Company, of course! This year we are dishing up not one, not two, but THREE nights of mystery, intrigue, and murder right here in Grand Rapids...

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The Murder Mystery Company in Grand Rapids

by (murdermysterytom)

Submitted 09-01-2015 under

What goes better with the most murderously fun holiday of the year than a murder? Only The Murder Mystery Company, of course! This year we are dishing up not one, not two, but THREE nights of mystery, intrigue, and murder right here in Grand Rapids...

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Terra GR's Restaurant Week fundraiser sends 2,000 meals to neighbors in need

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-25-2015 under NONPROFITS

For Terra GR Restaurant, this was a very good week. “This was the most successful Restaurant Week we’ve had to date,” said general manager Chris McDonald. “Guest satisfaction, the menu we put together, the partnership we had...

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Slows Bar-B-Q opens in Grand Rapids Downtown Market

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 08-12-2015 under NONPROFITS

Slows Bar-B-Q, the nationally renowned barbecue joint based in Detroit, officially opened Slows Grand Rapids (SlowsGR) on August 6 in the Downtown Market, an urban, self-sustaining, mixed-use facility on Grand Rapids’ south side that...

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Torrence O'Haire joins Grand Rapids Downtown Market staff

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 08-11-2015 under NONPROFITS

Local food entrepreneur Torrence O’Haire has joined the staff of the Grand Rapids Downtown Market as a private parties and culinary coordinator. In this role, he will create menus and recipes for private functions, plan interesting new events...

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Urban Roots to host open house

by (Urban Roots)

Submitted 08-11-2015 under NEWS

Drive through nearly any major metropolitan city in 2015, and you will quickly discover abounding hints of urban agriculture sweeping across the concrete jungle. Hoophouses, beehives, edible landscapes, urban orchards and rooftop gardens are...

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Terra GR teams up with Food Bank to fight hunger during Restaurant Week

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-10-2015 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids is a city that appreciates a good meal. But what about those in our community who don’t have enough to eat, period? Terra GR hasn’t forgotten about them, and even as the Eastown restaurant showcases their finest locally...

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No, Organic Foods Aren't the Bee's Knees.

by (Trevor Ditmar)

Submitted 08-03-2015 under OPINION

Unveiled in the fall of 2002, organic certification in the US could be considered a wild success. Organic foods are now available in around 20,000 health food stores across the country and about 75% of all grocery stories. Conventional foods are...

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