The Rapidian

Grand Rapids Downtown Market

Why we need to start talking honestly about the Downtown Market

by (levigardner1)

Submitted 08-18-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Downtown Market has now been a part of our Downtown neighborhood for two years. Has it lived up to expectations? Does anyone dare to measure what’s working and what’s not? Though its capacity and location still provide it with...

[read more]

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...

[read more]

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...

[read more]

Outdoor Farmers Market works to increase neighborhood accessibility to fresh produce

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 05-19-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market opens the Outdoor Farmers Market for the third season this Saturday, May 23, at 9 a.m. when approximately 35 farmers and fresh food artisans will open their stands in the Outdoor Market Shed. The opening will be...

[read more]

Vintage Street Market returns to Downtown Market for second year

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 05-05-2015 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market is bringing back the popular Vintage Street Market for a second season starting on Mother’s Day, May 10, and continuing the second Sunday of each month. The Vintage Street Market takes place in the Outdoor...

[read more]

Goodwill partners with Downtown Market to bring comfort food to community

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 04-14-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Goodwill of Greater Grand Rapids has long operated a catering company called Blue Spoon, but are now making the move to Grand Rapids Downtown Market to expand the operation, currently located in Grandville, into a restaurant as well.  The Blue...

[read more]

Scholarships enable wider range of attendees at Downtown Market

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 03-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The Downtown Market offers many classes and programs, some of which are free and some of which are not. For patrons who want to attend a class but cannot secure the funds to do so, Downtown Market has been offering their Healthy Eating for All...

[read more]

Inforum of West Michigan - Experience Design Thinking

by (834design)

Submitted 02-23-2015 under

Design Thinking is revolutionizing work as we know it. The principles and processes of Design Thinking help us directly approach complex problems, innovate collaboratively, and create holistic, sustainable solutions with a human-centered focus....

[read more]

Foodie Film Series to include food tastings, demonstrations, panel discussions

by (MaddieForshee)

Submitted 02-10-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Downtown Market is kicking off their new year with a host of new classes and events. To mix up their usual lineup, the market is now offering a documentary screening once a month called the Foodie Film Series.  Shannon Sadoski,...

[read more]

Food A’Faire: An Edible Evening

by (Suydamsa)

Submitted 09-05-2014 under

The Grand Rapids Downtown Market will host “Food A’Faire: An Edible Evening” to benefit the Education Foundation on Thursday, October 16, from 6-9 p.m., featuring an evening of local food, drinks and entertainment.    ...

[read more]

Browse