urban gardening

Do you want to grow your own food?

by (OKT)

Submitted 03-24-2016 under NONPROFITS

Do you want to grow your own food? Our Kitchen Table (OKT) is currently recruiting residents of in the Baxter, SECA/Southtown, Eastown and Garfield Park neighborhoods who would like to grow their own healthy food at their residences, whether they...

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Have you considered growing your own healthy food?

by (OKT)

Submitted 03-18-2015 under NONPROFITS

As the first day of spring approaches, local, grassroots nonprofit, Our Kitchen Table (OKT) is growing food plants at the Blandford Farm greenhouses. In May, OKT will distribute these food plants to the families and individuals...

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NPO Showcase: Well House and the 19:1 campaign

by (GRTV)

Submitted 04-18-2014 under NONPROFITS

INTERVIEW This new segment of NPO Showcase features Well House, an organization that provides affordable and safe permanent housing located in the Southeast neighborhood of Grand Rapids (SECA). A 2010 census report noted that there are approximately...

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Horticulturist to teach small space growing methods

by (HGrzych)

Submitted 03-14-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

On Saturday, Flowerland in Kentwood will host a free lecture and discussion with horticulturist Stacey Hirvela entitled "Edible Spots and Pots: Small-Space Gardens for Growing Vegetables and Herbs in Containers, Raised Beds and More" based...

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Our Kitchen Table to celebrate continued funding

by (jwiegand08)

Submitted 02-04-2014 under NEWS

On Saturday, February 8 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Our Kitchen Table (OKT) will host an open house at their office to celebrate a recent grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF). [UPDATE] OKT OPEN HOUSE IS POSTPONED UNTIL MARCH...

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Access to gardens, farmers markets in low income areas to increase

by (jwiegand08)

Submitted 01-30-2014 under NEWS

In March, Our Kitchen Table (OKT) will host an open house to celebrate a recent grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF). The $300,000 grant was awarded December 1, 2013 and continues until December 31, 2016. The grant is part of the...

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Harvest Party at Well House

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 09-16-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Well House is celebrating the harvest with a community block party on Saturday, September 21 from noon to 4 pm at Well House, 600 Cass SE. The event is free and anyone is welcome to join Well House tenants, volunteers, board members and neighbors in...

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