Design Students Collaborate to Bring Greenhouse to Senior Residents

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 11-29-2023 under NONPROFITS

Dwelling Place is proud to announce the opening of a volunteer-built greenhouse that will serve Reflections: A Senior Housing Community at 500 Hall Street, as they expand their existing community garden.    As a collaborative project...

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Community Updates: Friday, July 22

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-22-2022 under NEWS

Firefighters and Athletes Take on the Firefighter Challenge in Grand Rapids Starting next week, firefighters and civilian athletes from all over the United States will be gathering in Grand Rapids for the Firefighter Challenge, an event dedicated to...

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Community Updates: Friday, April 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-15-2022 under NEWS

Protestors Gather in Downtown Grand Rapids After Video Footage of Patrick Lyoya's Death is Released to the Public During a press conference on Wednesday, April 13, the Grand Rapids Police Department released footage from the officer-involved...

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Grand Rapids Downtown Market hosts free Spring Break activities for kids on April 4

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 03-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

On April 4, the Grand Rapids Downtown Market will host Lil Green Thumbs: Spring Break in the Greenhouse, a free event for kids and families, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Families looking for something fun to do with the kids during Spring Break can...

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Learn how to make safe, healthy lawns and gardens in Grand Rapids

by (Sierra Club Gra...)

Submitted 03-20-2018 under NONPROFITS

Did you know the Sierra Club is active right here in Grand Rapids? Come join us at our special event on Monday April 9, 2018 7:00 p.m. at Mayfair Church, 1736 Lyon St. N.E. This educational program is tilted "Soil Alive" and will be...

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Eastown Community Association partners with Urban Roots to grow its community garden

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 05-23-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

Growing food can be transformative. South Central LA resident and urban gardening proponent, Ron Finley has said, "Growing your own food is like printing your own money." In his guerilla gardening TED Talk, he has said he, "Witnessed...

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In Season: May 20, 2017

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 05-19-2017 under NONPROFITS

Items to Watch: Asparagus Garden Transplants Flower Baskets Rhubarb Produce: Apples Asparagus (Green & Purple) Carrots Cucumbers Greens Green Onions Lettuce Microgreens (Radishes, Sunflowers, Peas, Mixes) Mushrooms  Potatoes (Multiple...

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Eastown Community Association hosts "Dig Into Spring" workshops

by (Eastown Communi...)

Submitted 04-28-2017 under NONPROFITS

The Eastown Community Association invites you to “Dig into Spring” this Saturday, April 29 from 1-5 p.m. All are invited to join the Eastown community for a series of workshops at the Wilcox Park Shelter, covering the topics of bringing...

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Kit-A-Gin preschool garden receives Neighborhood Match Fund

by (Elizabeth Micha...)

Submitted 04-25-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

As an educator of the Huron Potawatomi Head Start I wish to express what an honor and privilege it is for our program to be a recipient of the Grand Rapids Neighborhood Match Fund. These funds will allow our students to experience growing a garden....

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Urban Roots growing from farm to community

by (Urban Roots)

Submitted 10-25-2016 under PLACE-MATTERS

Jamie walked up one day and asked how much the cut flowers were. Given that we weren’t selling many of them that day, and that Jamie was a regular passer-by, I told him free for him today. “No, I couldn’t do that to you guys,...

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