sustainability

The Local Beet: MadCap Coffee

by (LisaRoseGR)

Submitted 04-12-2010 under OPINION

What's in your cup this morning? Coffee has been part of human history for hundreds of years and is a common morning ritual across the world. Whether it's brewed stove top, in a coffee pot, espresso machine, moka pot, french press, chemex; or,...

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Peter Wege Releases New Book, "Economicology II"

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 03-24-2010 under NONPROFITS

The Wege Foundation hosted a press conference today, to announce the release of Peter Wege's newest book, "Economicology II."  Local media were well represented, including WGVU's Shelley Irwin, GR Press and several local television news...

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Bridge Street Place: Sustainable, Affordable Permanent Housing for Survivors of Domestic Violence

by (Dwelling Place)

Submitted 02-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

  Amidst a growing need to provide for affordable, permanent housing needs for survivors of domestic violence, last week Dwelling Place announced the completion of the transformation and renovation of a transitional housing community, My...

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West Michigan Environmental Action Council Hosting "Tapped" the movie.

by (WMEAC)

Submitted 02-09-2010 under NONPROFITS

On Thursday, February 11 at 6:30pm the West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) will be hosting a screening of Tapped at the Wealthy Theater. Tapped is a film by Stephanie Soechtig who worked on the Planet Earth series. It is produced...

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Why Purchase Locally

by (grdominicans)

Submitted 12-22-2009 under NONPROFITS

by: Sisters Mary Lucille Janowiak OP and Barbara Hansen OP Where did the food on your Thanksgiving table come from? Did you have free range turkey from a local farm? Were the potatoes, green beans, wine and cranberries grown and produced in your...

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350GR - City Participates in International Day of Climate Action

by (dostafinski)

Submitted 10-28-2009 under NEWS

On Saturday, October 24th nearly 60 activists gathered at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids, MI for the 350.org International Day of Climate Action. Overall 5,200 events in 181 countries happened on the 24th, marking it as the largest day...

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West MI Sustainable Business Forum to Host November Meeting at Aquinas

by (wmsbf)

Submitted 10-27-2009 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Sustainable Business Forum (WMSBF) will be hosting its next monthly meeting at Aquinas College on November 9, 2009.  The curriculum includes a presentation on alternative energy, a best practices discussion of sustainable...

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Local First Seeks Volunteers

by (Local First)

Submitted 09-23-2009 under NONPROFITS

Are you interested in supporting local business, encouraging sustainability, and strengthening community? If so, Local First wants YOU to join its volunteer team! We are a non-profit organization supporting the West Michigan economy by promoting...

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