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Submitted 04-15-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
Hailing from the other side of the globe, Chef Roman Petrack of Kangaroo Kitchen and Catering has seen growing community involvement in his four years in the city.
Submitted 04-14-2014 under NONPROFITS
Follow the story of Rapidian reporter Mariah Kennedy as she inspires others to make their city a better place. Build a greener city, invest in your community: The Rapidian helps us make it possible.
Submitted 04-10-2014 under NONPROFITS
Eco-chef, food justice activist and author, Bryant Terry will meet with community members for dialogue on food justice and a cooking demo from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday April 23 at LINC Gallery, 341 Hall St. SE in Grand Rapids.
Submitted 04-08-2014 under NEWS
This summer a new ice cream shop will open on Cherry Street in East Hills.
Submitted 04-08-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
The YMCA's Veggie Van travels throughout Grand Rapids Monday through Friday and sets up at a number of locations for people who have limited access to fresh produce.
Submitted 04-08-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT
The Urban Mushroom is growing a hobby into a full offering of gourmet mushrooms through their CSA program and the farmers market. They also have sights set on creative non-edible uses for the magical mycelium.
Submitted 04-03-2014 under LOCAL LIFE
As winter fades away and the days grow longer, many in West Michigan begin to think about gardening. And those without a space to garden in their own yard, look to community gardens.
Lots of new brews are coming to your favorite taprooms! Check out the full list for this weekend.
Submitted 04-01-2014 under NEWS
Accessibility, a convenient location and room to grow were three of the most important factors for West Michigan Cooperative (Co-op) leaders when searching for a space to call their own.
A Moveable Feast plans to be on the road in mid-April, dishing up food created with local, high-quality ingredients.
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