Bloom Ferments embraces growth, raises kombucha awareness in community

by (caithoop)

Submitted 11-05-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapidians are no strangers to fermentation. Often the end product of fermentation is beer, something for which this city is highly regarded. But beer is not the only product created as a by-product of fermentation. Popular fermented foods are...

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Local kombucha brewer stocks shelves in GR

by (erictank)

Submitted 12-17-2013 under NEWS

It's no secret that the burgeoning culinary scene in Grand Rapids is paving the way for all sorts of new startups, restaurants and hobbyists turned entrepreneurs. With new restaurants popping up around town such as Donkey and Osteria Rossa,...

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BLOOMferments paves path for fermented foods

by (mariah_kat)

Submitted 06-18-2013 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Emily Helmus and Amber Rose are the team behind BLOOMferments, a new local business providing kombucha, kefir, sauerkraut and kimchi. Their business, rooted in a curiosity of fermentation of tea and vegetables, began thanks to the urging of...

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The Fainting Generals; Employee of the Month for Life

by (scott warren)

Submitted 01-08-2011 under OPINION

 Employee of the Month for Life is the new cd release from The Fainting Generals. Featuring 8 tracks recorded by Matt Ten Clay in Grand Rapids, the disc is the followup to the Fainting Generals debut Everybody...

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