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Possible arrival of Trader Joe's, Whole Foods sparks ongoing discussion

by (Allison Arnold)

Submitted 03-14-2013 under NEWS

Last week, there was much buzz surrounding the news that the national grocery chains Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods would be opening up shop in Grand Rapids. While many Grand Rapidians were excited about this possibility, not all were enthused...

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Independence in the kitchen: Q&A with food writer, researcher Ali Benjamin

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 11-26-2012 under NONPROFITS

Ali Benjamin is a writer and documentarian working in the groove between sustainable food activism and anti-hunger advocacy.  Her 2011 book, The Cleaner Plate Club, provides practical recipes for parents seeking independence from prepackaged...

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