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What's on Tap: October 23-29

Submitted 10-23-2014 under NEWS

With fall in full swing in Grand Rapids, gather up some friends and head over to Grand Rapids Brewing Company and try the new stout on tap. Oatmeal Stout is also now available at Founder's Taproom.

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Wholesale food hub makes local ingredients more accessible to restaurants

Submitted 10-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Through FarmLink, Grand Rapids restaurants can showcase local food on their menus. FarmLink started three years ago with the goal of creating beneficial relationships between chefs and farmers.

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Free five week food justice class starts November 15

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

Food Politics and the Food Justice Movement: Moving Forward, 10 a.m. to noon on Saturdays Nov. 15, 22, Dec. 6, 13 & 20 at Garfield Park Lodge, 334 Burton St. SE

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Lamp Light gears up for third annual music festival

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NEWS

Lamplight Music Festival has expanded programming to include more workshops, over 40 artists and two additional house venues.

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Local First to celebrate abundance with over 40 vendors at Fork Fest

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NEWS

Fork Fest is the culmination of Local First's East Local Challenge. A $30 ticket buys food samples from over 40 local beverage producers, growers and restauranteurs.

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100 millionth pound of food distributed through Mobile Pantry program

Submitted 10-21-2014 under NONPROFITS

The 16-year-old program has changed hunger relief in Michigan and across the country.

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What's on Tap: October 16-22

Submitted 10-17-2014 under NEWS

Enjoy more fall themed ales this week at local brewpubs. Raise money for Crash's Landing this Saturday at Founder's.

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Local brewing clubs join forces to raise awareness, camaraderie

Submitted 10-15-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

This past weekend home brewers gathered in Midtown to brew beers focused on one secret ingredient. In six weeks a winning beer will be chosen for the public to enjoy at Gravel Bottom Craft Brewery.

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Rockford Construction brings New Holland Brewing Company to West Side

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NEWS

New Holland Brewing Company is expanding to the west side of Grand Rapids. Headed by Rockford Construction, the development project will include residential and retail space as well.

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Brewery Vivant to fight hunger Monday

Submitted 10-10-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Oct. 13, the brewery will donate 25 percent of all sales to Feeding America West Michigan.

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