The Rapidian

Grand Rapids

Photo slideshow: Marching in support of drivers licenses for all

by (jproth1)

Submitted 05-04-2018 under NEWS

More than 1,000 people showed up at Roosevelt Park on May 1, 2018, to march from the park to Grand Rapids City Hall in support of immigration rights. “Today is International Workers Day, we are marching for the protection, dignity and respect of the...

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In Season: April 27, 2018

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 04-28-2018 under NONPROFITS

We are also hosting our Annual Spring Clean-Up this afternoon, from 1p-4p, directly following our Winter Market! If you'd like to help out the Market + volunteer with us, we would sincerely appreciate any helping hands! We've provided a link...

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Palatte Coffee and Art: A new twist on the classic art gallery

by (taylor.welton)

Submitted 04-25-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

Just down the street from the Grand Rapids Art Museum is the café, Palatte Coffee and Art. As customers step into the coffee shop their eyes will be drawn to the artwork that hangs on the walls, including paintings, sculptures, photographs, and...

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In Season: April 21, 2018

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 04-21-2018 under NONPROFITS

Today is an exciting day for the Market, as we just launched our new website! If you're looking for specific vendors, we will do our best to update our Current Vendors page on our website to reflect the vendors who are attending! We also have a...

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In Season: April 14, 2018

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 04-14-2018 under NONPROFITS

Although the weather isn't preferable for outdoor shopping, we still have a great selection of Michigan-grown and made produce and food! Check out the list below for today's selection! Apples  Bread Cold Pressed Juice Dairy products (...

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Support local farmers while adding fresh vegetables to your diet

by (jproth1)

Submitted 04-10-2018 under PLACE-MATTERS

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is a distinctive model to support diversified, small scaled vegetable growers. The idea is that people buy into a share of the farm at the beginning of the season. Instead of money dividends, your dividends are...

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In Season: April 6, 2018

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 04-07-2018 under NONPROFITS

What an exciting time of year! As the temperatures start slowly warming up (Michigan has a way of surprising us!), we're starting to see a bit more green, both in our garden beds and at the market! Here is a list of local food you can find here...

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Three hundred trees to be planted during Mayor's Greening Initiative on April 28

by (dylangrosser)

Submitted 04-06-2018 under NEWS

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is gearing up for its third annual tree planting event called the “Mayor’s Greening Initiative.” Three hundred trees will be planted across a three-mile area on the city's West Side, in celebration...

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In Season: March 31, 2018

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 03-31-2018 under NONPROFITS

Spring has officially sprung and we are excited to see an even wider selection of locally-grown food as the temperature warm up! Are you looking for a specific product? Check out the list below for a complete list of all the awesome products at the...

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Butterflies are blooming this spring at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

by (jproth1)

Submitted 03-20-2018 under LOCAL LIFE

The butterflies are blooming this spring at the Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. With over 50 species of butterflies from Asia, Africa and Central and South America hundreds of butterflies can be seen daily taking flight around the...

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