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Food

Urban Roots to continue conversation on supporting local food at Wealthy Theatre

Submitted 09-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

Presented by Urban Roots, an upcoming panel discussion at the Wealthy Theatre titled "Support Local Food: A conversation on access, growing, and the local food economy" will be free and open to the public on Monday September 14.

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Food Bank highlights community solutions during Hunger Action Month

Submitted 09-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

Feeding America West Michigan presents six Hunger Action Challenges during the month of September.

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Behind the scenes at the Downtown Market

Submitted 09-01-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Located in the Heartside Community, the Downtown Market has a deep commitment to the neighborhood and its residents. From food assistance to scholarships to free events, the Market aims to be a place where everyone feels welcome.

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In Season: August 29, 2015

Submitted 08-28-2015 under NONPROFITS

A list of locally grown fruits and vegetables along with locally produce products available at your local farmers markets.

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Terra GR's Restaurant Week fundraiser sends 2,000 meals to neighbors in need

Submitted 08-25-2015 under NONPROFITS

The farm-to-table restaurant supported Feeding America West Michigan during Restaurant Week.

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Why we need to start talking honestly about the Downtown Market

Submitted 08-18-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Has the Downtown Market lived up to community expectations? Which expectations are being met- and which do we need to talk about honestly and get to work to improve for the better of everyone in our local food economy?

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Slows Bar-B-Q opens in Grand Rapids Downtown Market

Submitted 08-12-2015 under NONPROFITS

Slows Bar-B-Q, the nationally renowned barbecue joint based in Detroit, officially opened Slows Grand Rapids (SlowsGR) on August 6 in the Downtown Market. SlowsGR is a family- or market-style dining experience with no reservations.

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Torrence O'Haire joins Grand Rapids Downtown Market staff

Submitted 08-11-2015 under NONPROFITS

Local food entrepreneur Torrence O’Haire has joined the staff of the Grand Rapids Downtown Market as a private parties and culinary coordinator.

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GoSite Guides help visitors find what they need to navigate Grand Rapids

Submitted 08-11-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The 21st century welcome center shares a story from its first four months and the connections that are able to be made as our GoSite Guides do more than just provide information but create a true welcome for our visitors.

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Urban Roots to host open house

Submitted 08-11-2015 under NEWS

The open house will be held on August 19 in Urban Roots' new workshop space behind the former McDonalds at 1059 Wealthy SE.

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