Local First

In Season Report: September 12, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 09-11-2020 under NONPROFITS

Join us Saturday September 12, for another wonderful market day! Many of this seasons fruits and vegetables are almost done for the year, so be sure to get to the market so you can stock up for the winter. Fresh fruits and veggies are perfect for...

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In Season Report: September 5, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 09-04-2020 under NONPROFITS

Happy Labor Day Weekend! We hope you all are able to take a break and relax this weekend before life starts to pick-up again. With school starting and people getting back to a, somewhat, regular schedule, it is good to take a moment and just enjoy...

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In Season Report: August 29, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-28-2020 under NONPROFITS

Join us tomorrow for another chance at purchasing peak season produce. Blueberries and peaches will soon be off the market so be sure to get here before your favorite products are gone for the season! Try your hand at canning this season and pick up...

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In Season Report: August 22, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-21-2020 under NONPROFITS

Blueberries, nectarines, peaches, plums, beans and so many other delicious produce can be found at the market during peak season. Join us tomorrow for another chance at stocking up for the winter! Be sure to get here before your favorite products...

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In Season Report: August 15, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 08-14-2020 under NONPROFITS

The market is up to its’ EARS with corn right now. It is sweet corn season in Michigan, and we could not be happier! Nectarines, peaches, plums, beans and so many other delicious produce can also be found at the market at this time. August is...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Friday, April 24 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-24-2020 under NEWS

Kent County enters the weekend with 906 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 29 related deaths. Statewide, there are now 36,641 confirmed cases and 3,085 related deaths. These numbers, reported by the State of Michigan, are as of today, April 24. Shared in...

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Grand Rapids restaurants offering carryout and delivery services amid COVID-19-related shutdowns

by (Brett)

Submitted 03-18-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

In light of Governor Gretchen Whitmer's March 16 executive order to shut down dine-in services at all restaurants and ban gatherings of more than 50 people amid the COVID-19 outbreak, restaurants in Grand Rapids are offering carryout, delivery,...

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Three highlights for Small Business Saturday

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 11-14-2017 under PLACE-MATTERS

As we enter another holiday season and our media is completely overtaken by corporations pushing the next big sale, it can be easy to overlook an easily accessible shopping option. However, visiting Grand Rapids businesses during the holidays is an...

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Local First aims to help businesses create community change with upcoming equity workshop

by (PeopleFirstEconomy)

Submitted 06-13-2017 under NONPROFITS

Change doesn’t come from individuals alone. At Local First, we believe that business can instigate positive change within a community. Not only does local business help create and stabilize communities, it has a major role in creating a...

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Shop local this holiday season

by (TheRapid)

Submitted 12-08-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

It’s time to think small this holiday season. While Small Business Saturday may be behind us, you can still make an impact in your community by shopping at small businesses this holiday season. If you have holiday shopping to tackle, we...

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