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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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?


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.


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.


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.


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.