The Rapidian


In Season: April 6, 2019

Submitted 04-05-2019 under NONPROFITS

Come join us tomorrow from 10a-1p for our first Saturday Market of April! We're anticipating 25+ vendors with greens, a great variety of root veggies, apples, pastured meats, eggs, and dairy products, as well as artisans foods created right here in Michigan!


In Season: March 30, 3019

Submitted 03-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and it's another beautiful Spring day! We're anticipating around 30 vendors tomorrow, as our Second Season Market (i.e. Winter Market) is still going strong.


La comunidad de Oaxaca exalta su cultura en Grand Rapids Michigan.

Submitted 03-28-2019 under NONPROFITS

En Grand Rapids Existe una comunidad de Oaxaca que se caracteriza por mantener vivas su cultura, raíces e identidad es de gran valor saber sobre esta comunidad.


Oaxaca community celebrates its culture in Grand Rapids.

Submitted 03-28-2019 under NONPROFITS

Grand Rapids has a Oaxacan community that keeps its culture, roots and identity alive while adding richness to the community of in Grand Rapids. Experience some of the culture of Oaxaca at the 3rd annual Conferencia Mujeres en Resistencia (Women in the Struggle Conference) on May 26th!


In Season: March 23, 2019

Submitted 03-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Spring Equinox has arrived, flowers are starting to sprout, and we can feel the warmth of Spring approaching. Celebrate with us by coming out to the Market + shop from close to 30 vendors this Saturday, with options ranging from Michigan-grown produce, farm products, artisan foods + goods!


April "Culinary Conversations" meetup examines racial inequality, socioeconomics in the food industry

Submitted 03-18-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Downtown Market will host Chef Tunde Wey, a Nigerian born chef, business owner and founder of the Blackness in America Dinner Series, for the second “Culinary Conversations” Meetup on April 4 at 5 p.m.


In Season: March 16, 2019

Submitted 03-15-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Spring Equinox is almost here + with 60-degree days like yesterday, we all have warmer weather on our minds! Even with this Spring-like weather, our Winter Market will run until the end of April and we are grateful to consistently have around 20 local vendors for you to shop from!


In Season: March 9, 2019

Submitted 03-07-2019 under NONPROFITS

With our annual Winter Fundraiser, Soup @ FSFM, tomorrow we are incredibly excited to hear the sun may come out and the temperatures will be more favorable! With over 20 vendors, around a dozen soups to sample, and a Winter Market Basket raffle, you won't want to miss this event!!


In Season: March 2, 2019

Submitted 03-01-2019 under NONPROFITS

Oh happy day! It's the first day of March + that means the Spring Equinox is less than a month away! Soon enough we we'll be seeing the emergence of daffodils, hearing the beautiful chirps of birds, and hopefully feeling the sun's warmth on our faces!


Downtown Market celebrates veggies on March 9, hosting fifth annual Growers Fare, first-ever Very Veggie Saturday

Submitted 02-22-2019 under NONPROFITS

On March 9, the West Michigan Growers Group is partnering with MSU Extension and the Downtown Market to host the fifth annual ‘Meet a Farmer, Find a Share’ Growers Fare from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Local farmers will be present to talk with community members looking to source local food directly.