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, April 22

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-22-2022 under NEWS

The Results of an Independent Autopsy in the Patrick Lyoya Case are Released Two weeks after he was shot and killed by a GRPD officer, Patrick Lyoya's family and their legal team have conducted an independent autopsy on his body. Attorneys Ben...

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Behind the scenes at the Downtown Market

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 09-01-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

While many community members and visitors have come to know the Downtown Market as a great place to grab lunch, dinner or local goodies from one of the 20+ vendors serving handmade meals, snacks and desserts as well as locally raised meats, fresh...

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In Season: March 29, 2014

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 03-29-2014 under NONPROFITS

Currently Available: Apples Carrots Cabbage Pizza Crusts Kale Quiche Lettuce Greens Micro Greens Wheat Grass Potatoes Turnips Beets Celery Root Parsnips Onions Garlic Leeks Winter Squash Honey Chicken Milk Beef Lamp Pork Eggs (chicken) Cheese Dried...

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Our Fresh Local envisions community gardens, energy efficient housing

by (erictank)

Submitted 08-27-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Our Fresh Local founder Jenny Bongiorno has big plans for the edification of Grand Rapids neighborhoods. She envisions a community that is eager to participate in growing and harvesting its own food. Her farming experience has taken her to Costa...

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Baxter Greenhouse Initiative: Growing more than greens

by (sara)

Submitted 04-22-2012 under NEWS

In 2009, the Baxter neighborhood was declared a “food desert” by the Health Department for having no nearby sources of fresh food or produce. In response, the Baxter Community Center began the Greenhouse Initiative as part of its 40th...

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